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Asian Female

Understand the meaning behind the words

Yeah, I think for East Asian people - East Asian students - they tend to be shy, or they don’t say their whole feeling. So, they should be able to understand the - how do you say? - the meaning behind the words, or like, what they really want or say [unclear]. And also, I think the culture is different. We don’t really hug or kiss each other, or like, touch. So, something that is normal in Canada can be considered sexual harassment in East Asia. So they should understand what they feel in our country, and they have to understand the difference between their culture and our culture - like, others’ cultures - so that they can help more people.


  • Use open-ended questions and collaborative communication when supporting a victim/survivor.

  • Engage in activities to develop cultural responsiveness as it pertains to sexual violence prevention and response. Apply culturally responsive practices in these areas.

  • Consider how a student's identities might affect their expectations and concerns when accessing supports following a sexual assault, or when involved in a sexual assault investigation.

  • Create and promote avenues for comprehensive consent education.