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Middle Eastern Female

Different terms of different kinds of wrongdoing

Our university defines sexual assault as any type of unwanted pressure [unclear] including, you know, from a hug to rape. So my question is do we need different words for different kinds of wrongdoing? Like, because let’s say we had a person hugging us, and that is indeed a sexual assault if you don’t want it, but most people don’t consider that as sexual assault. So, I think we need more details in this sexual assault policy and different words, different terms for different kinds of wrongdoing.


  • Create and promote avenues for comprehensive consent education.

  • Describe possible legal and institutional consequences for respondents found to have engaged in sexual violence. Provide indication of the range of consequences likely to follow a range of policy violations.

  • Use multiple formats to deliver accessible education about the SV/SA policy during orientation and at least once per semester