Sexual Violence Prevention and Response

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OUSA looks to expand “outdated” Women’s Campus Safety grant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

The Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey, by the numbers

During the winter of 2018, more than 100,000 Ontario students completed a survey about sexual violence. A year later, the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities published a summary report of the results.

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Queen’s unchecked sexual violence culture only spreads

When it comes to combatting sexual violence and harassment on campus, Queen’s is lagging.Continue...

University launches new Sexual Violence Prevention and Response webpage

In an effort to make resources and supports more accessible to students, the University has launched a new Sexual Violence Prevention and Response webpage.Continue...