Would you intervene if you saw a woman being assaulted on public transport?

When misogynoir meets the bystander effect by Guilaine Kinouani Would you intervene if you saw a woman being assaulted on public transport? What if she was a Black woman being assaulted by a Black man? The ‘bystander effect’ is often used as an explanation for the absence of intervention or helping behaviours when people are… Read More

‘The Bystander Effect’

by Yomi Adegoke Yesterday morning, model Mahaneela Choudhury-Reid fell victim to an unprovoked and racially motivated attack at Regents Park Tube station. She described the ordeal via Twitter, recalling how on entering a lift, she was repeatedly pushed by a white, stocky middle aged man. When she turned to face him, he continued to push… Read More