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Indian Male

The survivor is not the problem

From my point of view, the survivor is not the problem. The problem is from the respondent; it's not from the survivor. If you want to stop the sexual assault, we have to look at the respondent and how can we help them to get rid of it. That's - I mean, the survivor's treatment and mental health treatment is important but the policy needs to develop a way to help the respondent to not commit a sexual assault again. Because based on the policy stuff, I believe the respondent [unclear] sexual assault is because in the past he got some problem with these sexual assault. That's the reason why he's do it to the other person. So, the respondent is the problem. We need to develop the policy to help the respondent to get rid of the mental issues of the respondent and also help the survivor after the sexual assault as well. So it's both way. It's not - it focus too much on the survivor. I think the respondent should be taken [into account] as well.


  • 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.

  • Address respondent rights and supports available to respondents in each of the following circumstances: 1) the investigation into the complaint is ongoing 2) the investigation concludes that the respondent has violated the policy, or 3) the investigation does not conclude that the respondent has violated the policy.

  • Provide detail and clarity about what happens, and who helps the students involved, at every stage of the process following a disclosure or report.