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SVPR and SACK talk preventing gender-based violence on campus

Following the AMS Walkout to stand against sexual assault and violence, Nadia Mahdi, ArtSci ’21 and Community Outreach Coordinator for Sexual Assault Center Kingston (SACK), and Barbara Lotan, Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator (SVPR), spoke to The Journal on support and resources offered at Queen’s.Continue...

SVPR introduces ‘It Takes All of Us’

On Sept. 17, university administration responded to the recent sexual assault and violence allegations out of Western University , and expressed their support. The University also called attention to supports available for survivors at Queen’s.Continue...

A new year for SVPR sees news hires

After a year of upheaval in Queen’s sexual violence policy, including the release of troubling survey results and a policy suspension and review, the University is looking at 2020-21 with fresh eyes.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...

Queen’s releases updated Sexual Violence Policy for feedback

This Thursday, the University released a 17-page updated draft of its university-wide sexual violence policy, which was approved and put into place in March of this year by Queen’s Board of Trustees. The new draft tackles some of the more ambiguous concepts like consent, confidentiality and reporting procedures.Continue...