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Students share stories of online harassment

“You’re lucky you’re a pretty girl who has lots of friends because without looks you don’t get any of that.” This was a message I received in my Facebook inbox from a complete stranger.

by Sade Lewis· · Features
New TTC initiative to combat harassment

New TTC initiative to combat harassment

A new app and ad campaign from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) aims to deter harassment and offer increased support to victims.

SafeTTC, launched earlier this month, allows transit riders to report an incident to transit control, or call 911 if it’s an emergency. Users can send texts, photos or videos. The seriousness of the issue will be assessed and transit enforcement officers or police officers will be dispatched as needed.

by Ryersonian Staff· · News, Off Campus
Piya Chattopadhyay, Heather Mallick, Manisha Krishnan and Janet McFarland at the "No Safe Space: Harassment of Women in Media" event at the TMX Broadcast Centre on Tuesday evening. (Emily Srebotjnak/Ryersonian Staff)

Harassment of Women in Media event encourages women to make their voices heard

With Wednesday having been International Women’s Day, The Canadian Journalism Foundation’s J-Talks event on harassment of women in the media seemed appropriate.

by Emily Srebotnjak· · News, Off Campus
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Survivors of sexual assault don’t need deadlines

    Former Ryerson student and writer for People magazine, Natasha Stoynoff, is among several women who have come forward with sexual assault allegations against Donald Trump. But instead of being concerned with potentially electing an alleged sex offender as the American president, some people are more worried about how long it’s taken these women to come forward. Talking about […]

by Jennie Pearson· · News, Top stories
Controversial Twitter harassment trial awaits verdict

Controversial Twitter harassment trial awaits verdict

Reporter Victoria Chan gives us the latest update on a case involving the alleged harassment of three women by one man on Twitter.

by Cole Deakin· · News, Videos
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