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African Female

South Asia

[If a friend discloses that they have been sexually assaulted], you should be very considerate and patient about how you deal with it, and stay strong; because you have to make sure you are supporting…

What I would suggest is, being new in North America, it’s easier for us to open up about this here rather than in our own country, if you’re coming from our cultural background. So, I…

Especially in my culture, the country I come from, anything that relates to, like, a very intensive sexual violence causes a lot of suicides and depression, right? So my other concern [in supporting a survivor]…

I think probably talking to someone close to them, like their best friend, or someone they often talk to, would help them to think about the case more; or it may help them reach out…

I think when the incident happens the student needs more comfort and then, like, a convenient place or person to discuss it with, because it’s really hard to open up. So, when there is this…

Most of the time, I know people in our community, we see that people in society keep on blaming things and everything, which creates a lot of pressure indirectly. So when it comes to being,…

It does say that we need to submit it online, and that makes me feel like it would be nice to have people reaching out to you, rather than it being in an online forum.…

Participant 1: They need to be clear about how they deal with the person who performs the sexual assault. They have to be transparent about it. Participant 2: Exactly, like, […] hints as to how…

Yeah, I think my mom and dad would be happy [about this policy]; and they would say that it’s a good thing to have such a policy in our university because all these things could…

My grandparents – I think now, unlike in the past, people have been educated and everything and a lot of media have been talking about it. People keep opening up and talking about sexual violence…