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 […]
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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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, […]
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.