When it comes to gender or dignity, it’s very sensitive
My advice would be, coming from the Middle East, I would suggest that things over there, when it comes to gender or dignity, it’s very sensitive, and we are not, very comfortable [unclear]. So, they should be more open-minded and they should be more understanding about where we come from.
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.
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.