Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

QSACK Talks podcast discusses impact of sexual violence at Queen’s

Queen’s x Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (QSACK) has launched a new podcast aiming to provide open dialogue on sexual violence in all its forms, with a special focus on sexual violence at Queen’s and in the Kingston community.Continue...

In conversation with the new Executive Director of the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston

The Sexual Assault Centre Kingston (SACK) announced Jan. 25 it had appointed Maryam Pandi as the new Executive Director on its team.Continue...

Province proposes changes to sexual violence policies at post-secondary schools

The Ontario government is proposing changes to sexual violence policies at post-secondary schools across the province that could provide greater protection to students.Continue...

‘Risks of gender-based violence are higher in university-aged populations’

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO) launched a new social media campaign on Wednesday.Continue...

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...

University launches campaign supporting survivors of sexual violence

This week, Queen’s students have the opportunity to show support and affirmation for survivors of sexual violence and assault through the Letters to Survivors Campaign.Continue...

Following delay, University shares proposed revisions to sexual violence policy

After the updated policy came under fire last October, the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Task Force announced proposed revisions to the Policy on Sexual Violence Involving Queen’s University Students on July 21.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...

OUSA looks to expand “outdated” Women’s Campus Safety grant

In the lead-up to its next General Assembly meeting in March, the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) is seeking to modernize the 1991 Women’s Campus Safety grant.

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Board of Trustees receives 2018-19 internal sexual violence report

Queen’s Board of Trustees received its second-ever internal sexual violence report at its Sept. 27 meeting, outlining data from the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response office for the 2018-19 year.Continue...

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