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Sexual violence: Assault, Abuse and Harassment

We can all help stop sexual violence. Check out our bystander intervention poster for what to do and say if you see a disturbing situation.

#WhoWillYouHelp?

  • [woman getting into a car]

    Someone is taking your drunk friend home with them.
    You can escort them home, or let them crash with you. But if you do nothing, you're helping the wrong person. #WhoWillYouHelp

    ​http://www.ontario.ca/whowillyouhelp

  • [people on a staircase]

    Your friend is catcalling someone.
    You can ask them to stop, or tell them it's not cool. But if you do nothing, you're helping the wrong person. #WhoWillYouHelp

    ​​http://www.ontario.ca/whowillyouhelp

  • [man in a bar]

    Some guy is trying to take advantage of your drunk friend.
    You can ask him to stop, ot tell him it's not cool. But if you do nothing, you're helping the wrong person. #WhoWillYouHelp

    ​​http://www.ontario.ca/whowillyouhelp

  • Your friend is taking advantage of someone drunk at a party.
    You can get their friends, or talk your friend out of it. But if you do nothing, you're helping the wrong person. #WhoWillYouHelp

    ​​http://www.ontario.ca/whowillyouhelp

  • Your friend is sharing private photos of their partner.
    You can say that it's wrong, or tell someone. But if you do nothing, you're helping the wrong person. #WhoWillYouHelp

    ​​http://www.ontario.ca/whowillyouhelp

  • Your friend is getting pushy with another girl.
    You can ask her to stop, or tell her it's not cool. But if you do nothing, you're helping the wrong person. #WhoWillYouHelp

    ​​http://www.ontario.ca/whowillyouhelp

  • Your boss is being inappropriate with your colleague.
    You can see it they're OK, or tell HR. But if you do nothing, you're helping the wrong person. #WhoWillYouHelp

    ​​http://www.ontario.ca/whowillyouhelp


Queen's services

There are many services and resources on campus and in the community to support individuals who have experienced sexual violence, those involved in abusive relationships and those who may be experiencing sexual harassment.

  • Queen's Student Wellness Services: ​  For immediate help, an Urgent Care Clinic and Intake Counsellors are available.
    • Sexual Violence and Intimate Partner Violence – Call Counselling Services at 613 533 6000 ext. 78264 for confidential support, safety planning, accompaniment information, counselling, and referral to additional campus and community resources

    • Student Health Services: Call 613-533-2506 to book an appointment with a doctor or nurse 
    • Counselling Services: Call 613 533 6000 ext. 78264 to book an appointment with a counsellor. 

Not sure what to do?

Contact Barb Lotan, Queen's Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Coordinator. She can help you understand the options and connect you with the services you are comfortable with.

Call Barb at 613-533-6330 or email her at bjl7@queensu.ca 

B502 Mackintosh-Corry Hall – in the Human Rights Office - M – F 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Community links

Shelters

Queen's fact sheets and documents

Resources from the Queen's Human Rights Office and Student Wellness Services:

External resources