If you are being sexually harassed, there are support services you can call or visit.

  • Citizens Advice Scotland Advice on Sexual harassment
  • Galop is a charity that supports lesbian, gay, bi, trans, and queer people affected by sexual violence 0800 999 5428
  •  The National Stalking Helpline can give you information and advice on support and options available to you 0808 802 0300 
  • Edinburgh Women’s Aid provides a range of services for women experiencing domestic abuse including a dedicated court support project, and access to one-to-one support as required. 0131 315 8110 or to access any services email duty@edinwomensaid.co.uk 
  • Shakti Women’s Aid support black minority ethnic (BME) women who are experiencing or who have experienced domestic abuse 0131 475 2399 
  • Respect Men's Advice Line is an advice line for male victims of domestic abuse 0808 801 0327 
  • Scottish Women's Rights Centre provides legal advice and access to specially trained solicitors 08088 010 789 
  • Edinburgh Nightline is a helpline for students, run by students, operating 8 pm – 8 am every night of term 0131 557 4444 
  • Samaritans are available to talk about anything that’s troubling you, no matter how large or small the issue. Call: 116 123. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year 
  • Breathing Space have experienced advisors who will listen and offer information and advice. Call their Helpline number: 0800 83 85 87 Opening hours: Weekdays: Monday-Thursday 6pm to 2am. Weekend: Friday 6pm-Monday 6am 
If you are being harassed and feel you are in danger you should contact the Police.  The University includes sexual harassment as a form of gender based violence and you can therefore make a report to the University, regarding allegations against a fellow student and/or member of staff. 

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