sexual violence

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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In conversation with Patrick Deane

When Queen’s announced it would begin the search for its 21st principal, Patrick Deane was thrilled at the opportunity to put his name forward.Continue...

Promising more action in the fall, sexual violence task force has slow start

Since data from the Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey was released nearly four months ago, the response from the Queen’s sexual violence task force has been slow.Continue...

Queen’s ranks fourth for disclosures of non-consensual sexual violence in Ontario

In a province-wide survey, 73,708 of 116,627 university students reported disclosing incidents of sexual harassment at their respective post-secondary institutions.Continue...

Queen’s receives first sexual violence report

At its March meeting, the Queen’s Board of Trustees received the University’s first sexual violence report.Continue...

Shame on Doug Ford’s response to sexual violence

Last Wednesday at Queen’s Park, Toronto Centre district MPP Suze Morrison asked why the Doug Ford government was withholding millions in funding promised to Ontario’s rape crisis centres.Continue...

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