‘We consider all students everywhere to be deserving of protection.’
President says some recommendations are already being implemented, as this year’s orientation week approaches.
The REES platform focuses on survivors, providing them with a range of secure options to report incidents and access support services.
The ‘Flip the Script’ program she developed is having an impact on campuses in Canada and internationally.
Alleged assaults at Western prompted policy reviews across Ontario, but it’s unclear what changes will come from them.
After struggling for months to receive the accommodations she was entitled to, one student shares her story as a lesson for university administrators, faculty members and front-line staff.
In Quebec, a new law calls for universities to adopt a code of conduct covering faculty-student relationships.
Legislation in three provinces mandates that postsecondary institutions adopt stand-alone sexual violence policies starting this year.
A surge in allegations of sexual violence and hyper-sexualized frosh activities have, in part, inspired the study.
At least five Canadian universities have hired sexual violence prevention coordinators in the last two years, with more to come.
University and community stakeholders will gather at Queen’s University this week to discuss the pros and cons of specific sexual violence prevention efforts.
U of Windsor initiative reduced rape by almost 50 percent.
Experts commend the strategy, but await more details on implementation and enforcement.
Rape chants and allegations of sexual assault spur universities to think hard about how they’re handling violence against women.