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Sexual Violence Prevention and Response (SVPR) Booth

Wed., Jan. 10, 2024 9:00 a.m. - Wed., Jan. 10, 2024 12:00 p.m.

Location: College West Hallway

yoUR believed by the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response office!

The SVPR office will be hosting an information booth to create awareness of supports available to those who have experience different forms of violence, including abuse, assault, or other matters. Those who are supporting someone who has experienced violence, or simply wants to learn more, are welcome to stop by!

Booth Dates for Winter 2024

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2024 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Thursday, January 11, 2024 @ 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Myths & Facts

Myth: Sexual violence is rare.

Fact: As many as one in four women and one in six men will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime. The percentages are even higher for people with disabilities and within the LGBTQ2S+, BIPOC communities.

Myth: Most sexual assaults are committed by a stranger in a dark alley.

Fact: 80% to 90% of victims know their offender, often a relative, friend, co-worker, acquaintance, or partner. Half of all sexual assaults experienced by university students occur on dates, and many within the first few months of the school year.

Myth: Sexual violence is about sex.

Fact: Sexual violence is about power and control.