Students urged to respect women - Barbados Today A gender equality advocate is warning men that they do not have the right to disrespect, rape, sexually assault, or be violent towards any woman regardless of her socio economic background.Research Assistant at the Institute of Gender and Development Studies, University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus, Leigh-Ann Worrell issued the message as she addressed the topic Sexual Violence and Rape Culture, during an engagement with Fifth Form students at the St Leonard’s Boys’ Secondary, in observance of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.