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How to respond if a loved one discloses to you they’ve been sexually assaulted

How to respond if a loved one discloses to you they’ve been sexually assaulted

Picture someone you love. It could be anyone — a friend, a family member, a co-worker. Now picture that person telling you that they’ve been sexually assaulted. How would you react? You may think you have a very clear picture in your head of how you would react to a loved one disclosing to you that they’ve experienced sexual violence, […]

by Bethany Bowles· · 0 comments · Features ·
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Laurier’s new sexual violence policy is one step closer to approval

The Gendered Violence Task Force held a town hall meeting last Thursday on Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus, to provide students a space to discuss and ask questions about the newly released sexual violence policy and procedure. Town halls were additionally held on both the Laurier Brantford and Kitchener campuses earlier that same week, ensuring that all interested students had […]

by Maddy Cutts· · 0 comments · Campus, News ·
Sexual violence support advocate hired at Laurier

Sexual violence support advocate hired at Laurier

Wilfrid Laurier University has welcomed Sarah Scanlon to its campuses as the school’s first sexual violence support advocate, a position introduced this past fall. The introduction of the position of sexual violence support advocate is another step Laurier is taking to work towards its goal of eliminating gendered violence on campus, largely supported to date by initiatives operated through the […]

by Maddy Cutts· · 0 comments · News ·