sexual violence

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...

'Consent at Queen’s’ highlights prevalence of sexual violence on campus

Instagram account ‘Consent at Queen’s’ launched on Aug. 20 to raise awareness about instances of sexual violence and address consent culture within the institution.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...

“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...

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