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I just want to encourage that you should get people aware about information and policies and get them to know more how to protect themselves, because actually, we don’t want [people to have] experiences of…

What’s going to happen to the people, when we report them? […] Because I think sometimes when the person who reported, and the person who is being reported – maybe they are their friend or…

I think that the person who will deal with sexual violence should be knowledgeable about what sexual violence is, and what procedures [to use] to report the sexual violence. And second, that person should have…

There’s a story that my friend told me, when we were still back in Vietnam. He told me about how he got involved in sexual assault when he was in the bathroom with other men.…

I think they should provide more information about how to contact the office, and in case you don’t want to face-to-face talk to them. Can I get an email address to send them an email…

Participant 1: For international students […] not all of them have, like, excellent English, you know, so it would be really hard to express themselves, even if the other person knows about the culture. And…

Can I ask that CBU recruit [staff who support survivors] who come from same cultures – share the same cultures with Southeast Asian? [laughs]

When I report an issue, and as a victim, I don’t want the people who are listening to me is – is a man. Can they make sure that the officer or the people I…

[To support a friend who discloses sexual assault], in my opinion, I think it is necessary to be a listener. First when, we needed to be a listener, we needed to let the friend know…

I don’t know what choice I can make my friend feel better [following sexual assault]. All I can do is just be rational and tell her or him […] how to protect themselves after this…

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