Safe Campus

Sexual Violence

Banner: forum on preventing sexual violence

Western is pleased to host a forum Consent & Compassion: Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence At Western October 26, 2015, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, Somerville House (campus map).

RegisterDr. Rachel Alicia Griffin, anti-gender violence advocate and survivor, is the keynote speaker. The event will also include a panel discussion featuring on-campus and off-campus support services, as well as opportunities to share ideas and strategies with campus peers and colleagues as we work together to end sexual violence.

Students, staff, faculty and community partners are welcome and lunch and refreshments will be provided. Registration is required as seating is limited.

Information tables are available for community partners, both on and off-campus. Please contact for more information.

What is Sexual Violence?

Sexual violence is any violence, physical or psychological, carried out through sexual means or by targeting sexuality. This includes sexual abuse, sexual assault or rape. It also includes sexual harassment, stalking, indecent or sexualized exposure, degrading sexual imagery, voyeurism, cyber harassment, trafficking and sexual exploitation.