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Ryerson reacts to A- score on sexual violence policy report

Ryerson reacts to A- score on sexual violence policy report

A- isn’t a perfect score, but it’s considered Canada’s best.

Last week, Our Turn, a student-led advocacy group assigned grades to Canadian schools based on how they each deal with sexual harassment. With a A-, Ryerson came out on top.

by Kayla McLaughlin· · News, On Campus
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The fight against gender-based violence never ends

On Dec. 6, 1989, a 25-year-old man walked into the École Polytechnique de Montréal armed with a rifle. Fourteen women, including 13 engineering students, were killed that day, simply for being women. That day was an awakening for Canadians as well as people around the world, and made feminists out of many. Over the past 27 years, people have rallied […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Editorial, On Campus, Opinion, students
(Jennie Pearson)

Rye takes part in 16 days of action

This Friday marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence. The campaign begins on Nov. 25, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and finishes on Dec. 10, Human Rights Day. This year, Ryerson will be taking part in the campaign through several programs and events. The Office for Sexual […]

by Jennie Pearson· · News, On Campus, students
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Updated sexual violence policy released for feedback

The Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education has released an updated version of Ryerson’s sexual violence policy. Ryerson community members can submit confidential feedback until Dec. 2 at 12 p.m. to vps@ryerson.ca. The revised policy was originally scheduled to be presented to the Ryerson Board of Governors for its approval at the Nov. 24 meeting. According to the office’s website, […]

by Jennie Pearson· · News, On Campus
Farrah Khan joined Ryerson as the co-ordinator of the Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education.

New support for sexual violence survivors on campus

Farrah Khan joined Ryerson as the co-ordinator of the Office of Sexual Violence Support and Education which will provide one-on-one support for students, faculty and staff.

by Taline McPhedran· · News, On Campus
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