Campaigning for the dignity of women and children: MTR in the media
Movement Director Melinda Tankard Reist featured on MelbourneCatholic.orgRead more
Sexual harassment in schools: Take the survey
Help us gather data on the prevalence of sexual harassment in schools – so we can work together to address it!Read more
Boys threatening girls with rape if they don't send nudes: MTR in news.com.au
"Ask the boys to stop making sexual moaning sounds in class": MTR piece in Eureka Street
Melinda Tankard Reist writes for Eureka Street on the phenomenon of boys sexual moaning in class.Read more
"It makes my skin crawl": sexual moaning rise in schools
Schools must act urgently to address routine sexual harassment of female students and teachersRead more
BBC, Daily Mail, Good Morning America: 'Let Them Wear Shorts' WIN global media coverage
Scrapped bikini rule sparks hope for 'end of sexism and objectification of women and girls in sport'
Overnight, Talitha Stone's #LetThemWearShorts petition victory attracted global media attention. Launched in July, the petition called on the International Handball Federation to dump its requirement for women beach handball players to compete in bikini bottoms and to allow them to wear shorts. Talitha announced a win last week after the IHF swapped bikinis for shorts in its updated Beach Handball Rules of the Game.
Norwegian Handball Federation President Kåre Geir Lio has since told media that 'female players had told him they played better in the tight shorts, and were “very satisfied” with their new ability to choose the length'.Read more
Media Release: International Handball Federation scraps sexist bikini rule after global campaign
The International Handball Federation [IHF] has changed its rules governing women’s uniforms, now allowing tank tops and shorts instead of bikini bottoms and crop tops.Read more