Welcome to France
Gender-based and sexual abuse
Here are some resources and initiatives for talking about abuse and taking action on your campus.
Understanding and explaining the concept of sexual consent
Rather than a long speech, take a look at two videos that treat the concept of sexual consent in a clear, simple way.
On the left is a video made by and with students from Kedge Campus Bordeaux, based on an idea by the student health representatives at the University of Bordeaux. On the right is a video of a (very clever) extended metaphor produced by the Blue Seat Studios YouTube channel.
Finding info, help and support
- 3919 is a free, expert telephone line that guarantees your anonymity.
- "116 006" is a number for all victims, whatever type of attack or prejudice you have suffered
- Platform for reporting gender-based and sexual abuse
A support and counselling service on each campus
Since the start of the 2018 academic year, support and counselling services have been set up at each university, to enable all victims of gender-based and sexual abuse to receive support.
In addition to national schemes and contacts, and the role played by your local CROUS, don't hesitate to find out about the information and human resources already available in your higher education institution.
The support and counselling services are currently being listed on this interactive map.
Your CROUS will listen
The CROUS supports victims of abuse
- Emergency accommodation
- Financial aid
- Extra support
Make an appointment at www.messervices.etudiant.gouv.fr, Appointments ("Prendre rendez-vous") module.
Resources for getting information
Specialist websites informing you of your rights
- Practical guide for informing and defending yourself, published by Clasches (collective against sexual harassment in higher education)