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Interrobang articles on the topic of Sexual Violence Prevention


Fifty-five per cent of surveyed Fanshawe students have been sexually harassed
According to a recently published survey, 55 per cent of 3,192 Fanshawe College respondents have experienced sexual harassment, and 22.8 per cent have had a non-consensual sexual experience. Read more

Bathroom stall art raises mental health awareness
The Fanshawe Student Union (FSU) is using bathroom art to send messages of hope and positivity. Read more

London Police Services Board seeks feedback on Sexual Assault Investigation Policy
The London Police Services Board (LPSB) is requesting community feedback on its Sexual Assault Investigation Policy draft until Dec. 10. Read more

The Ghomeshi Effect: Performing the impact of sexual violence
The Ghomeshi Effect explores how Canada's legal system treats victims of sexual violence through dance and verbatim theatre. Read more

London Police Service: Always be alert
Several recent incidents have officials reminding students to always be alert and aware of their surroundings. Read more

London Votes: What mayoral candidates are saying about preventing sexual violence in the city
The Interrobang asked several of London's mayoral candidates how they plan to prevent sexual violence and make the city a safer community for everyone. Read more

New program for men coming to Fanshawe
A male-targeted program discussing sexual violence is coming to Fanshawe College in November. Read more

Fanshawe's sexual violence prevention advisor wins leadership award
Leah Marshall, Fanshawe's sexual violence prevention advisor, received a leadership award from the Ontario College Counsellors (OCC) on May 14 at North Bay, Ont. Read more

Fanshawe collaborates on positive St. Paddy's Day tees
Fanshawe's sexual violence prevention advisor and the college's fashion marketing and management program teamed up in making and selling punny St. Patrick's Day T-shirts promoting consent. Read more

Fanshawe hosts a two day women based self defence course
Over the weekend of Jan. 27 and Jan. 28, Fanshawe will be running a Wen-Do Women's Self Defence course. Read more

London coming together as a community to adopt United Nations sexual violence prevention strategy
With the prevalence of sexual violence in London being so high, it is necessary that there is action taken to determine why this is happening and develop a prevention plan. Read more

Bringing awareness of sexual violence prevention services
In a simple, yet creative way to bring more awareness of Fanshawe's sexual violence prevention program, this year's red and white bus pass holders feature consent messaging. Read more

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Raised awareness of sexual violence increases province-wide need for counsellors
Over three years ago, an anonymous Fanshawe student was sexually assaulted by someone she didn't know. As she subsequently pursued a legal case against her attacker, she sought out support from the Sexual Assault Centre of London (SACL) in the summer of 2016. Read more

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Crime prevention tip of the week
February is a romantic month, a time where people make plans and strive to impress that special someone. But remember: no means no. Read more

Sexual violence campaign spells out support
Making campus a safer and more supportive place is as easy as writing a letter. A new sexual violence awareness campaign hopes to channel some of the Valentine's Day love and send it to survivors of sexual violence. Read more

Screening of the doc Audrie & Daisy
Audrie & Daisy is an urgent, real-life drama that examines the ripple effects on families, friends, schools and communities when two underage young women find out their sexual assaults have been caught on camera. Read more

Ontario government funds sexual assault awareness program for London organization
The Center for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children has received $300,000 to improve sexual assault awareness and provide training for Ontario post-secondary campus workers. Read more

Laci Green wants students to know they can help end sexual violence
YouTube sexpert Laci Green made her way back to Fanshawe as part of her Taking Down Rape Culture tour on Sept. 15. This stop was one of many across a number of North American colleges and universities. Read more

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Marshall working with Fanshawe and community partners for sexual violence prevention and education
Sexual violence prevention advisor at Fanshawe, Leah Marshall, works with the college and community partners to bring two sexual violence prevention awareness initiatives to campus a month each year. Read more

Message advocating sexual violence causes grief among the London student community
A message that was advocating sexual violence was found scrawled across an off-campus student neighbourhood window near Western University. Read more

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Consent: How to know the difference between yes and no
I'm going to level with you, sex is great, but not everyone is in favour of getting frisky. There's only one way to figure out where your partner stands for sure, and that's by asking for consent. Read more

Campus security tries to help combat rising levels of spiked drinks
The Campus Security Services office at Fanshawe is providing an alcohol test called drink smart tabs, which were designed for the safety of students. Read more

Fanshawe student creates colouring book for survivors
With the help of Fanshawe's sexual assault prevention advisor Leah Marshall, Fanshawe student Tristan McDonald came up with a colouring book to give a voice back to survivors. Read more

Laci Green talks safe sex and consent
YouTube sexpert Laci Green sat down for a quick interview with Interrobang before her Feb. 1st presentation at Fanshawe to give a rundown of what to expect for those who missed it. Read more

Spiked drink raises serious concerns at Fanshawe
When Dan Stranges saw his close female friend acting bizarre at a house party they attended at the end of January, he immediately knew something was wrong. The woman, a student at Fanshawe who prefers to remain anonymous, was unable to mov... Read more

Fanshawe present at Bill 132 announcement
Leah Marshall, sexual violence prevention advisor at Fanshawe College and Cathie Auger, vice president at Fanshawe College attended an announcement on Jan. 18 made by MPP London North Centre, Deb Matthews regarding Bill 132. The bill will address s... Read more

Fanshawe leading the way in sexual violence prevention
As was revealed by Metro through an Access to Information request, former minister on the Status of Women Kellie Leitch said that in general, Canadian colleges and universities were falling behind when it came to preventative and responsive measures surrounding sexual violence on their campuses. Read more

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