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Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program for the Halifax area:

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Thinking intersectionally

Consider how a student's identities might affect their expectations and concerns when accessing supports following a sexual assault, or when involved in a sexual assault investigation.

The transcript passages and resources available on this website can support implementation of this recommendation.

Delving Deeper Resources

  • Sexual Violence and Intersectionality (UCLA Center for the Study of Women)
    This webpage provides information about work on "intersectional and anticarceral approaches to sexual violence in the academy" emerging from the UCLA Center for the Study of Women.

Self-serve Resources

  • Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence: A Nova Scotia Resource
    According to its homepage, "This training is designed to help you learn more about sexual violence and how to support someone who has survived it. It is for service providers, friends, family members, neighbours, teachers, first responders, counselors, and anyone who is acting as a support person, or is concerned about sexual violence." The introductory module includes an exploration of "The Intersections of Sexual Violence."