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Latin American Male

India

We should spread this information to students. Whether this can be in class or we can plan an evening every semester so that the students can learn things. If someone takes 15 or 20 minutes…

I don’t think there’s a proper channel, you know? Like, that you can’t go to someone and, like, talk. There is a hesitancy for, like, the victim to interact, because of the – uh -…

What level of confidentiality is maintained within the cases? ‘Cause the team behind investigations consists of so many members. So, as you said, there needs to be some kind of integrity for the issues not…

A question I would have with the policy is the question of anonymity? ‘Cause, you know, like, another participant mentioned, she had a friend that eventually had to take back her complaint, or whatever, ’cause…

What are the consequences for false accusations? Are they the same as normal charges? Or, is there a difference?

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…

Especially the place I am from- there is very limited exposure to sexual harassment and polices of this sort. Sexual assault happens as if it’s not an issue at all. It’s so common.[…] The sexual…

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…

There are many, many violences perpetrated in the city I come from. I believe that not only should we have this policy in existence, but the effectiveness of the policy is very important. There are…

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…

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