Bystanders Project: Speak Up/Out Manual

The Speak Up/Out programme of lesson plans and resources intended to raise awareness of sexual harassment and sexism. For discussions with young people and with schools staff.

April 8, 2019


In 2014, the Fundamental Rights Agency found that sexual harassment (SH) was the most prevalent form of violence against girls and women, across the 28 EU member states.

A promising new approach to the prevention of SH focuses on young people as bystanders and invites them to notice and intervene in SH situations.

The EU Bystanders Project involved teams in four EU countries to develop, implement and evaluate a schools programme intended to encourage active bystanding and create a cultural shift within the school environment.

This is the Speak Up/Out programme of lesson plans and resources.

  • Authors:
    Fiona Vera Gray, Jayne Bullough, Prof Liz Kelly
  • Attachment:
    UK FINAL Manual