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Indian Male

The victim should speak their own language

They should recruit some Southern Asian people so the language is much more important, because the victim should talk in their own native language so they have more confidence and they feel they are being protected. So I would say that those people to hire and train [should include] the Southern Asian people. The victim should speak in their own language to express their concern. I think that is the better way. [...] As long as the victim can speak by their own language, because we are talking about international students, right? Most of the CBU campus, they are all international student, and it's really difficult to express their concern by their second language. That's my point.


  • Create an inter-university and college roster of peer supporters and educators that includes international and domestic student leaders across genders.

  • Sign on with a service such as KeepMe.Safe, which connects students with mental health professionals from cultures around the world and promote this service as part of university SV/SA service provision.

  • When responding to a disclosure or report of sexual violence involving racially or ethnically marginalized students, provide these students with the choice to work with someone who shares their cultural or racial identity or someone who does not.

  • Offer interpretation services to victims/survivors and respondents who are more comfortable communicating in a language other than English and make it known to students that this service is available.

  • Offer versions of policies presented in plain language and translated into languages commonly prefered by students. Ensure that these documents meet accessibility standards that consider the needs of students with disabilities and diverse learning styles.