Everyone's Invited: What is the 10,000 sexual abuse complaint website and will there be a request?

The government has been asked to open an independent investigation into thousands of complaints of sexual abuse in schools.

Here's what you need to know about history.

Where did the story come from?

Thousands of reports have been posted on Everybody's Invited website, where young women and girls can anonymously share their experiences of misogyny, harassment, abuse and assault over the past week.

Many of the stories mentioned schools in which abuse allegedly took place or in which the attacker participated.

While not all of the testimonials posted on the site are related to school or university, some posts have described alleged incidents in families or on the street, but many have been urged to share experiences of abuse in education after alleging it was in a number of cases a "culture of rape" exist in independent schools across the country.

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Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has described the allegations as "shocking and hideous".

What is everyone invited?

Everybody's Invited was set up last year as a place where victims, mostly in schools, are asked to record their experiences of sexual assault and abuse.

It includes reports ranging from college-age students to students aged nine and over.

They range from reports of drugs and rape at parties to explicit pictures being shared.

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