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Asian Female

It would be nice to have people reaching out

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. I’d rather that it would be, like, a health professional assessing you, where they can make sure it's not just online where you need to write information, but someone you can talk with and slowly open up. Like the counselling thing - if it could be the first step where they could just go in and talk about it, I think that would be easier.


  • Promote SANE nurses as supporters for victims/survivors. Ideally, this would happen in the context of a formal partnership with SANE nurses, which includes 24/7 availability of SANE nurse services on campus.

  • Provide long-term support to victims/survivors through university services and/or through referals to external community-based agencies.

  • Emphasize the victim's right to decide whether they would like to report the incident after they have disclosed it to the university. Ensure the victim is aware of the formal and informal routes for reporting, including the option of reporting to the police. Clearly communicate any limits to confidentiality.

  • Allow victim/survivors to share their experiences and seek support when they are ready. Offer information about time limits for reporting when applicable.