sexual violence policy

New sexual violence policy now in effect

The draft sexual violence policy approved by the Board of Trustees in May is now in effect, with no changes.

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Board of Trustees approves new draft of sexual violence policy

On April 17, the Board of Trustees approved a new draft of the University’s sexual violence policy, marking its first revision since its implementation in 2016. The scope of the revisions are wide, ranging from altered definitions to complete overhauls of protocol.Continue...

University “well ahead of deadline” for sexual violence policy review

The Queen’s community can provide feedback on the University’s reviewed sexual violence policy months before the deadline.Continue...

University yet to receive Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey results

One year ago, more than 650,000 post-secondary students were invited to participate in a survey about sexual violence.Continue...

Senate consults with Fall Term Break Task Force following contentious debate

Following a contentious discussion regarding diversity at Queen’s at this Tuesday’s meeting, Senate returned to it’s regular business.Continue...

Queen’s releases updated Sexual Violence Policy for feedback

This Thursday, the University released a 17-page updated draft of its university-wide sexual violence policy, which was approved and put into place in March of this year by Queen’s Board of Trustees. The new draft tackles some of the more ambiguous concepts like consent, confidentiality and reporting procedures.Continue...

Take Back the Night 2016 in photos

On Thursday evening in Confederation Park, the skies threatened to pour, but no amount of rain could silence the voices of a community gathered to “Take Back the Night” from a culture of sexual violence.Continue...

Ontario universities urged to do more to combat sexual violence on campus

“Nobody listened to what I had to say when I needed it the most,” Mandi Gray, a York University sexual assault survivor, explained over the phone to The Journal in August.Continue...

Queen’s approves sexual violence policy

For an issue that’s attracted a great deal of concern over the past year and a half, the release of the long-awaited sexual violence policy was oddly anti-climactic.Continue...