But she says her experience suggested a lack of knowledge about posting to the correct support services and she felt staff were slow to respond to her request for help in avoiding having to see the alleged perpetrator. Give those guys a couple of pints of beer or too much to drink and they behave unbelievably badly.
The event sees both men and women racing and attracts millions of TV viewers and — in a normal year — ,plus visitors to the banks of the Thames. The complainant told the Guardian she did not go to the police because of concerns about the conviction rates in rape cases — which, along with prosecutions, are at a historic low — and the intrusive nature of a criminal investigation.
It is understood the man denied sexually assaulting the complainant when asked by a member of university staff.
On 18 November, she was sent an by the service offering her an appointment for 16 December, meaning she would not have been able to see them until more than two and a half months after the incident occurred. It was only after she spoke to the OUBWC chair, who intervened on her behalf, that the first appointment was moved forward more than three weeks to 24 November.
Students are advised on their options and offered a range of support from the university sexual harassment and violence support service, including support from an independent sexual violence adviser and access to the counselling service. Sir John has been very concerned about this case and active in ensuring that all disciplinary and support processes are in place. UK news. This article is more than 1 month old.
Haroon Siddique. Thu 1 Apr Topics UK news news.
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