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Posts tagged as “sexual assault”

Guest Editorial: Sexual assault – It’s never okay

As the TCSA Women’s Commissioner and CFS delegate on March 6, 2015, I was invited to the launch of Ontario Premier Wynne’s $41 million three-year action plan to combat sexual…

Towards ending sexual assault on campus

  Sexual assault on campus is a subject that has manifested quite frequently in the recent headlines. Sexual assault is an issue that has been a concern for over decades,…

Drawing the Line: A night of awareness

Draw The Line is a province wide campaign committed to ending sexual violence against women. It’s an unfortunate reality that women on a daily basis are sexually violated and this…

Is Peterborough Safe?

My Peterborough is different from your Peterborough, from his and her Peterborough, from their Peterborough. Each and every individual has a different relationship to this community that we all share,…

OPIRG: Dealing with Rape Culture

Rape culture is a worrisome phenomenon in which attitudes of sexual harassment, rape, and misogyny are perpetuated and normalized within our society through forms of media and social interaction. To…

Comment: Let’s talk Safe, Sexy, and Consensual!

This year the TCSA, in partnership with Trent University’s Health Services, has launched an overarching campaign entitled Safe, Sexy and Consensual. For the TCSA, the goal is to promote safer…

Dear TCSA: Consent isn’t sexy, it’s mandatory

The TCSA has been touting the “Consent is Sexy” campaign for a few years now, and it really disturbs me. Consent is never, ever sexy. Consent is mandatory. Consent is…

Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre

The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre is a community-based charitable non-profit organization that provides counselling, workshops and groups, crisis support, accompaniment, and public education for survivors of recent and historical sexual…

Take Back the Night this week in Peterborough

The Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC) is hosting a Take Back the Night event in four counties this year, called the “Light Your Way Walk.” They will be situated on…

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