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Sexual assault is everyone’s problem

Participant 1: I feel like if someone were to say that "sexual assault isn't my problem"... I feel like its everyone's problem because it can happen to anyone. And just because I'm a Sociology student and another person may be in business, it doesn't mean that one student should know more or less about it [the policy]. You know what I mean? I feel like if someone is saying that "I'm above all that kind of information," then that is also kind of a problem.
Participant 2: Yeah, like there's people going out and not knowing that maybe what they are doing is taking consent away from people or assaulting them. You know what I mean? I feel like it should be
extremely relevant to everyone.


  • Ensure all sexual violence prevention and response education and training opportunities actively deconstruct victim-blaming, rape myths and gender norms. Ensure these sessions take an intersectional approach to understanding sexual violence and supporting victim/survivors.