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[To support a survivor], we need to create an atmosphere of trust. Show her that you really care for her and that you understand what she is experiencing right now- you are understanding all the…

In government, we have so much policies and we never get to know where those policies are working. Just like, whenever they make the policy, it is communicated to the world, to the society, or…

Culturally, we are very different in the sense that openness in terms of how much we talk about sexual contact or even sex in general – it is such a hush-hush topic. […] The first…

People from my culture are generally not vocal about sexual assault. They really believe that it can deteriorate their reputation in their community. These are some of the illusions that have infested the people from…

I would like to impose that there must be gender equality in this policy, as it is not said if it’s the girls or the boys. Like, it doesn’t say that only girls are affected…

I am probably the only one, as I have mentioned, that has had sex ed, but it’s so important for people to understand that something as simple as sex education of what’s a good touch…

When the committee wants to let students know about the existence of the sexual assault policy, they might come up with a number of cases they have dealt with, like, how many cases have been…

There should be a proper system […]. They should have proper staff – a person I directly talk to. [With respect to] the thing that happened with somebody [who was sexually assaulted] last year, I…

To be honest, from where I come from, I don’t think sex is that much of a taboo. I have talked about it, we have spoken about it, asked questions over and over again, we…

Participant 1: I have been at CBU for almost 2 semesters now, and to be honest, I’ve never been informed about this […] policy. So, even though they have some good measures in place, there…

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