sexual violence policy

AMS Social Issues Commission collaborates with University on workshop series for Gender-Based Violence Awareness Month

For Gender-Based­ Violence Awareness Month, the AMS Social Issues Commission (SIC) and the Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office (SVPRO) are exploring the effects of intersectionality on how survivors cope, heal, and find support.Continue...

'Consent at Queen’s’ highlights prevalence of sexual violence on campus

Instagram account ‘Consent at Queen’s’ launched on Aug. 20 to raise awareness about instances of sexual violence and address consent culture within the institution.Continue...

Seven formal complaints of sexual violence filed last year, internal report reveals

According to Queen’s annual Sexual Violence Report, seven formal complaints of sexual violence were made in 2019-20, down from 19 the previous year.Continue...

Consultation on sexual violence policy deferred until further notice

After a controversial academic year for the University’s sexual violence policy that included the suspension of a duty to disclose requirement , the process to write a new policy has been deferred.Continue...

University will review sexual violence policy feedback this month

The University will begin to review the community’s feedback on the controversial sexual violence policy this month.Continue...

University cancels employee sessions on student disclosures of sexual violence

All employee training sessions about how to respond to student sexual violence disclosures have been cancelled while the sexual violence policy disclosure requirements are under review , according to Barb Lotan, the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPRC).Continue...

University sends email asking for feedback on sexual violence policy

Following two public consultation meetings about the University’s suspended sexual violence disclosure reporting requirements , the Office of the Provost sent out a community-wide email asking for more feedback.

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Second open meeting on sexual violence policy sees increased attendance

When the University hosted its first open consultation meeting about Queen’s sexual violence policy on Oct. 17, only a handful of people attended. At its second meeting on Oct. 23, the room was full.Continue...

Provost acknowledges failure on sexual violence policy consultations

At a Senate meeting on Tuesday, Tom Harris, interim provost and vice-principal (Academic), took responsibility for what he called a “failed” consultation process on Queen’s controversial new sexual violence policy.

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Suspended sexual violence disclosure requirement lets down students

Students are entitled to agency over their own experiences processing sexual violence.Continue...

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