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Preventing Sexual Violence and Supporting Survivors at Queen's

Queen’s University is committed to providing non-judgmental sexual violence support and response.

Sexual Violence means any sexual act or act targeting a person’s sexuality, gender identity or gender expression, whether the act is physical or psychological in nature, that is committed, threatened or attempted against a person without the person’s consent, and includes sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, indecent exposure, voyeurism, and sexual exploitation.

What does the SVPRS offer?

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Service is part of the Human Rights and Equity Office, an independent department on campus located in Mackintosh Corry Hall. SVPRS is the point on contact on campus for students impacted by sexual violence and for prevention initiatives. We provide:

  • Information and options about on and off campus supports and services for all students who have experienced sexual violence at any time in their lives.

  • Referrals to support services.

  • Assistance to access accommodations/academic considerations.

  • Safety planning.

  • Information about both University and Police complaint processes, accompaniment/support in process, if requested.

  • Support and information for housemates, classmates, teammates etc. who may also be impacted.

  • Consultation on related educational initiatives on campus.

  • Prevention education, training, and workshops.

Barb Lotan

Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Coordinator

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Rebecca Rappeport

SVPR - Community Outreach and Student Support Worker

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