Have you experienced discrimination?
Unfortunately, sex discrimination is not a thing of the past. Many women do encounter unfair treatment because of their gender. If you think you may have been, or are currently being treated unfairly due to your gender, you have the right to insist that it stop.
If the means of unfair or harmful behaviour are based on your gender, even if the motivations may not be explicitly related to your gender, that is still sex discrimination. You have a right to be treated with respect, dignity and fairness: your sex should never be used against you or used to make you feel uncomfortable, unsafe or disrespected.
Please talk to the Women's Officer if you have concerns about unfair treatment: whether intentional or unintentional. Many individuals and institutions do not realise that their behaviour or regulations have a negative impact on women, and are happy to change. However, others may need more work, and the Women's Union will be happy to support you in seeking change.
Remember to keep a record of your experiences of unfairness- it is important to keep track of any incidents.
The Women's Officer is here to listen to you and support you in any way she can. Please don't hesitate to contact her if you want to speak to someone, if you want her to accompany you to any meetings or if you want information about your rights. (More info about your rights here)