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Sexual abuse and sexualized violence in our communities are far more common than most people think. Everyday 8 women are sexually assaulted in Ottawa and only 1 will ever report it to the police More than 80% of rapes that occur on university and college campuses are committed by someone the victim/survivor knows. Many of ... more
Start the Conversation: Carleton’s Sexual Assault Awareness Campaign Carleton is committed to raising awareness about sexual assault and providing extensive services to survivors. In partnership with student groups and other university departments, the Department of Equity Services and the Department of University Safety are pleased to announce that four new public service announcements dealing with ... more
Academic accommodation refers to educational practices, systems, and support mechanisms designed to accommodate diversity and difference within the meaning of the Ontario Human Rights Code. The purpose of accommodation is to enable students to perform the essential requirements of their academic programs. At no time should academic accommodation undermine or compromise the learning objectives that ... more
Draw The Line is a dynamic, interactive campaign that aims to create dialogue about sexual violence. The campaign challenges common myths about sexual violence and equips bystanders with information on how to intervene safely and effectively. Sexual violence is a lot more than rape. Everything from sexist jokes to stalking, harassment and assault contributes to ... more
Sexual violence is a social issue that all universities must address. Carleton University continues to work with members of the campus and Ottawa communities to provide those who have experienced sexual violence with the support and services they need. The University’s efforts include education and awareness programming, collaboration with support service providers in the community ... more