College 'safety wardens' paid to help students report each other for rape
Students at a British university are being paid to act as sexual assault look-outs on nights out, it has emerged.
Sheffield University students are employed to attend club nights where they can encourage students to make complaints against one another.
The so-called “safety stewards” are given training in advance to help them deal with harassment.
Though they are told not to “intervene” in any disputes, they are taught to refer potential victims to the authorities to help them complain.
The stewards play a part in an increasingly robust “zero tolerance policy” towards sex assaults at... read more