Any course of vexatious comment or conduct of a sexual nature that is known or ought reasonably to have been known to be unwelcome including:. For any questions or concerns about this policy or anything outlined in the body of the policy, a written request can be sent to. The following represents a list of Provincial Rape Crisis Centres that could be provided as resources:.
Gender-based violence, including sexual violence, is a global issue. We develop strong collaborative responses to shift longstanding societal beliefs and systems to create social change. We honour all people who have experienced sexual violence and harassment.
This has never been more apparent than in the recent social media discussion labeled under the trending hashtag beenrapedneverreported. Women across the world have been sharing their experience with sexual violence online, connecting in the wake of revelations concerning former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi. Story continues below.
Parry Sound Sexual Assault Services provides supportive, feminist counselling and therapy services that are confidential, non-judgmental, and client-centered. Counselling is available to women who have experienced sexual violence, regardless of whether or not they choose to report this abuse to the police. Issues that may be addressed during counselling and therapy sessions include:. Women can refer themselves for counselling or therapy by calling either the Parry Sound office.
Belleville, ON Tel: crisis E-mail: sacqd lks. Brant, ON Tel: crisis E-mail: sexualassaultcentre sacbrant. Chatham, ON Tel: crisis E-mail: cksacc ciaccess.
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During her workshop entitled Understanding Rape Culture: Disconnection, Disbelief and Dysregulation, Power said society continues to tolerate sexual violence and exploitation. And while social media has helped spread campaigns like Me Too, it has also played a damaging role in shaming women. As an example, she cited the gang-rape of an incapacitated, high school student in by several members of a Steubenville, Ohio football team.
Immediately reinstate the curriculum development process for including additional Indigenous content as an essential responsibility of settlers on traditional Indigenous territories. Skip to content. The impacts of this repeal will include putting children and youth at an increased risk of negative physical, mental, and sexual violence and health outcomes.
The Wynn government, after engaging an outside consultant to evaluate sexual assault services including MPSSAS, announced the additional dollars as part of their gender-based funding strategy. Story continues below. This funding would cover the cost of an additional therapist for the agency that services Muskoka, Parry Sound and the majority of the Almaguin region — a coverage area of about 14, kilometres.
We are a group of women dedicated to positively affecting attitudes to end sexual violence in our society. We believe in the power of women to control our bodies, minds, and spirits so that we can live to our fullest potential. We encourage social change through advocacy, community development and public educaiton and work towards developing a rapport with our communites. We provide services to women in the form of a 24 hour Help Line, counselling, court and hosptial accompaniment, and crisis response.