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On paper, it sounds like a good policy. I don’t think the language is very student friendly. There are aspects of it that could be clearer, especially with the guides to the difference between disclosure…

I would say it would be beneficial if they were trained; so, they took training in how to deal with that particular situation. This way, they would be more understanding and more open to what…

I feel as though there should be a little more, I guess, options. Like, when you go to some medical center, you should have the option of either going to a male or female doctor,…

Just being able to say, “okay, it doesn’t matter – your race doesn’t matter, it doesn’t matter where you are from, these things can happen.” I think people should understand that it can be easier…

Speaking from the experience of a friend who was in a similar situation on campus, when it came to getting information and trying to relocate on campus, there wasn’t any immediate, “Okay, you should do…

Something that I think would be good for counsellors to know is that in the Caribbean, we don’t really talk about sexual assault, we rarely talk about sex, we rarely talk about consent. Canadians will…

So, what I got from the policy is that with the other option, disclosing, that’s the only way you can be anonymous. Like, if you report it, it can’t be anonymous as well. You have…

The relationship dynamics within the Caribbean, like, every relationship, is different but a lot of behaviours are normalized in our culture that would be seen as, I don’t wanna say abuse, like, basically, a lot…

I feel like one of the major fears for women, especially coming forward about sexual assault, is ridicule, or just everyone being able to identify them and point a finger at them. That’s something that…

I think one piece of advice I will have is for them to treat every experience as individual. I wouldn’t want to say it all depends on culture- we are so diverse in a way…

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