Tag: Sexual Assault

Annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week discusses sexual violence through intersectional lens

Bringing awareness to sexual violence has traditionally proven to be a difficult task, but it is one that the Sexual Assault Centre of the McGill Students’ Society (SACOMSS) is once again ready to undertake. For many years, the volunteer-run organization has been committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault through […]

Senate raises concerns over the future of research funding

Senate held its first meeting of the year and received reports on the medical program’s probationary status, biomedical research funding, and cases of sexual assault and harassment at McGill.  Undergraduate medical program probation Dean of Medicine and Vice-Principal of Health Affairs, Dr. David Eidelman, praised the Faculty of Medicine’s response […]

Editorial: On sexual assault, unacceptable gaps remain in McGill’s redress procedures

As McGill works on drafting a new sexual assault policy, one survivor’s experience demonstrated that our administration and faculty associations are failing in their responsibility to provide adequate redress to students who have been sexually assaulted. After an incident at an undergraduate departmental event where the survivor was allegedly sexually […]

Sexual assault allegation raises concern over redress procedures at McGill

Allegations of sexual assault towards a McGill student following an incident in Winter 2015 have prompted student leaders and the McGill University administration to evaluate existing procedures of redress at McGill for sexual assault. The McGill administration was not able to conduct a disciplinary investigation into the incident because the […]