Sexual Assault

Campus Catch-Up

Quebec City police are currently investigating four separate incidents at Laval University for breaking and entering, two of which include complaints of sexual touching.Continue...

York professor makes call that isn't his to make

With a few glowing lines on a reference letter, a York professor lent strength to one of the most harmful attitudes faced by survivors of sexual assault.Continue...

‘No means yes’ response from Western inappropriate

Rape culture on university campuses consists of much more than the act of sexual assault. But when “No means yes and yes means anal,” appeared on a Western student’s off-campus home, the immediate response was to write it off.Continue...

Being the one in four

It’s a typical university party, with alcohol, loud music and friends. One privileged white male and one unconscious girl.Continue...

Universities must educate to protect

I'd always known that coming to Queen's warranted more responsibility. Things like waking up in the morning without the help of my mother or making healthy eating choices, I expected. But coming from a country and a neighborhood where sexual assaults are a rare occurrence, I didn’t realize that walking with my keys gripped tightly in my fist late at night “just in case” would be one of them.Continue...

Campus catch-up: Sexual assault at UBC

Students at the University of British Columbia were shaken this Friday by news of another sexual assault on their campus after a year of sexual assault controversies.

A string of assaults...Continue...

New sexual assault policy only the beginning

Talk of amending parts of the new sexual violence policy has begun just a week after the Queen’s Board of Trustees approved the document....Continue...

Province mandates Ontario campuses to adopt sexual assault policies

Just four days after Queen’s approved its sexual assault policy, the Ontario government passed new sexual violence legislation mandating that all Ontario college and universities create separate sexual assault policies.Continue...

Board of Trustees set to approve sexual violence policy

After over a year of consultation since implementing an interim sexual assault protocol in January 2015, the Queen’s Board of Trustees meets this evening with a full policy set for approval.Continue...

The Waiting Game

On Canadian campuses, the clock has been ticking on sexual assault responses for a year and a half and counting.Continue...

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