Tagged Sexual violence policy

U of C professor researches social media campaigns like #MeToo

By Hannah Brunn, November 21 2017 — On Oct. 15, actress Alyssa Milano posted two words on Twitter that took social media by storm — #MeToo. In the following days, the hashtag was seen everywhere, used by celebrities and non-celebrities alike to show the world that sexual violence is a structural, institutionalized problem rather than…

#IBelieveYou campaign returns to campus

By Tina Shaygan, September 13 2017 — The University of Calgary is taking part in the province wide #IBelieveYou campaign for the third consecutive year. Initially brought to campus by the Consent Awareness and Sexual Education club, the campaign now includes the Students’ Union, the U of C administration and the broader campus community. The…

U of C sexual violence policy comes into effect

By Saima Asad, June 1 2017 — After over two years of drafts, revisions and consultations, the University of Calgary’s Sexual Violence Policy came into effect June 1. The process began in January 2015 with the creation of the Subcommittee for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence. The U of C’s previous sexual harassment…

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