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Participant 1: The thing about it is that it’s cool for one person, but not for the other. Like […], he might say that “she agreed,” or something; then it’s the fight between the two.…

Participant 1: Being from the Caribbean, I don’t think there is a lot of information at all. Facilitator: Thank you so much for that point- you just mentioned that being from the Caribbean, this is…

Facilitator: What are some things we would ask ourselves when making suggestions [to a friend who has been sexually assaulted]? What would we need to think about before giving advice? Participant 1: Did you give…

I know coming to University in the first year, I was really, like, unaware of what sexual violence actually was, because if I am being honest, I really didn’t know what would be classified and…

I feel as though there should be a little more, I guess, options. Like, when you go to some medical center, you should have the option of either going to a male or female doctor,…

Facilitator: When the respondent appeals, then the person goes to the board of students and all of that stuff. Participant 1: See, who wants to go through all of that? Participant 2: See, […] if…

I feel like there is a little bit of a gender bias, because, well, especially in the Caribbean, males are less likely to report sexual violence than females. I feel like because of that, you…

Participant 1: But what kind of sexual assault is here? Facilitator: If anyone tries to touch your friend, like, that is a problem. Participant 1: I mean like, come on guys. We are all from…

Speaking from the experience of a friend who was in a similar situation on campus, when it came to getting information and trying to relocate on campus, there wasn’t any immediate, “Okay, you should do…

Participant 1: Before we even get to the policy part, what precautions are put in place to ensure that this doesn’t happen? Are there any safety precautions on campus that allow us to feel…Except for…

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