sexual violence

“Alarming and heartbreaking”: Queen’s grapples with sexual violence survey results

One week after the additional results from the Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey results were released , and two years after the initial survey was sent to Ontario college and university students, Queen’s is engaging with the data provided by the survey.

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Sexual violence survey delay has delayed productive action

The province’s Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey had the potential to make a significant, timely impact on sexual violence at Ontario universities. Disappointingly, its implementation has hindered this potential.Continue...

Queen’s second-highest in province for sexual harassment, survey finds

Two years after the Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey was circulated to Ontario university students, the full results were released Thursday morning. The data reveals that certain groups of students are more vulnerable to sexual violence. However, the report did not reveal demographic information from specific institutions.Continue...

Province yet to release full sexual violence survey results

Nearly nine months after the provincial government released initial data from the Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey , there is still no timeline for the release of the remaining results.Continue...

University apologizes for poster after students allege victim-blaming language

The University is apologizing after circulating a poster for a Flip the Script program that students alleged contained victim-blaming language.Continue...

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...

Queen’s new sexual violence policy deters survivors from coming forward

Queen’s new Sexual Violence Policy says that if a student discloses an experience of sexual violence to a University employee who’s not a health care professional, that employee must immediately report the disclosure to the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator.Continue...

"We need each other."

As drums boomed across the open area of Confederation Basin, students and Kingston residents gathered to rally for Take Back the Night, an annual event protesting sexual and domestic violence.Continue...

Q&A: Ontario Liberal leadership candidates talk student issues

The Journal spoke with four candidates for the leadership of the Ontario Liberal Party to ask about OSAP, the Student Choice Initiative, advocacy for low-income students, and sexual violence on campus. Here’s what the leadership hopefuls said:Continue...

After sweeping sexual violence survey, Queen’s received more than $70,000 from the province

Queen’s must spend more than $70,000 in provincial funding by next March to address campus sexual violence, despite not receiving the full results from the province’s Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey.

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