Harassment, forced touching, sexual abuse… A website lists thousands of anonymous testimonies condemning the customs that took place in prestigious British schools who were accused of being indifferent to the rape culture.
In June 2020, when 22-year-old Soma Sara shared her experience of sexual abuse on Instagram, she quickly realized that she was drawing people’s attention “A big problem” : “Within a few days, I have received 300 testimonies of assault and sexual harassment from relatives!”, The young woman said that she had just graduated from University College London (UCL) with a major in English Literature.
However, she did not expect to trigger such a tsunami: a kind of #metoo sound in British universities and high schools, which put the heads of famous schools in trouble and forced Boris Johnson’s government to take action.Now, she continues to be interviewed on Zoom at an alarming rate, including Easter weekend.
His battle reached an unprecedented scale, which took a terrible news. In early March, Sarah Everard disappeared on the streets of London. His body was found in Kent, east of the capital a week later. A police officer was suspected of murder and was then charged. Londoners paid tribute to the young woman and the demonstration.
A few days later, the testimonies of thousands of female college students, students (and some boys) flocked to A platform invited by everyone, created by Soma Sara in the fall of 2020. In short, there were 13,900 people in the first-person account-April 5th-they talked about daily harassment, boys rate girls’ appearance, take pictures of their underwear, Revenge porn (Public dissemination of sexual pictures without consent), Forced contact, sexual relations with almost no consent, and even total rape. Their names never appear-testimonials are systematically anonymized; on the other hand, they often appear in schools where they have attended or are still attending.
This is the parade of some of the most famous institutions in the country: Eaton Boys College, Boris Johnson, David Cameron and many other British politicians have studied here, others boarding school (Boarding school) Such reputations as Charterhouse, Harrow or Latymer colleges… Today, no day, no student or former student picks up a pen to condemn the custom of masculinity: the word was released, condemning the indifference to… Teachers, school leaders, and other comrades or parents who are often unbelievable.