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Middle East

Participant 1: I know people who are international students; and they wouldn’t want to say anything, because it happened from a Canadian and they felt like, I don’t know how to state it, but [I…

I feel like people tend to forget that just because you consent to one thing, does not mean you’re consenting to another. So, asking for consent on every step is really important and a lot…

SMU has so many international students, and if we’re thinking of the Middle East where a lot of people come with language barriers, is there the option of speaking to someone who is not Canadian…

Participant 1: Some people would still be hesitant to opening up to someone from their country, just in case they feel like they would judge them more, especially in the Middle East. Participant 2: I…

Personally, I think if my parents were to read the policy, they would value it a lot. But at the same time, if it actually happened to their daughter or their son, or whomever it…

I believe that they [a person supporting a survivor] should definitely just have empathy first and foremost. But I also believe they should be able to be really understanding. I don’t know if the word…

I feel like many people [trying to support a survivor] would just jump to their own experiences thinking that would help the other one. But I feel like sometimes, that’s not needed because it should…

Just to make it clear, when I say “biased,” I’m talking about gender-biased. So […] not to judge the other person from their gender, because some of us have some experiences, and we can actually…

I think if people that were [unclear] had a plan, or like, they [the university] showed us what steps we could go through, just in general, it would make a lot of people less anxious…

What I am thinking is, like, obviously, sexual assault, people find it shameful. Like, wherever you go, there’s that shame associated with being sexually assaulted. But I feel like it’s really, really prevalent in the…

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