sexual violence News Archive
Research and International
Showered in sexism: Hockey culture needs a reckoning
July 5, 2022 —
Rather than finger-pointing, the hockey community needs to consider the ways entrenched hierarchies, rewarded performances of masculinity and enforcement of a “bro code” encourage sexism, misogyny, homophobia and hypermasculinity.
Build skills for responding to disclosures of sexual violence
June 7, 2022 —
Responding to Disclosures workshop prepares faculty and staff to offer support if they receive a disclosure of sexual violence from a student or colleague.
UM presents Sexual Violence Awareness Week from Feb. 7-11, 2022
January 31, 2022 —
The University of Manitoba is holding Sexual Violence Awareness Week from February 7-11, 2022, offering a variety of events and training sessions for students, staff and faculty. The week is being held in conjunction with UMSU’s Healthy Sexuality Month.
Bringing in the Bystander – working together to end sexual violence at UM
April 22, 2021 —
In order to help contribute to a culture of safety on campus—UM’s Student Support is recruiting paid facilitators for a sexual violence prevention program called Bringing in the Bystander™.
Responding to Disclosures workshops offered virtually
April 19, 2021 —
An important part of supporting someone who has experienced sexual violence is being prepared to respond to a disclosure
The many ways the Sexual Violence Resource Centre offers help
February 2, 2021 —
Provides education, resources, and other information regarding sexual violence for all students, faculty, and staff members
A safe space for everyone in our community
October 19, 2020 —
UM's Sexual Violence Resource Centre is the university’s central hub for support and education for anyone affected by sexual violence, including faculty, staff and students.
New Sexual Violence Awareness course available online
October 7, 2020 —
The University of Manitoba is committed to providing all students, faculty and staff with a safe environment in which to learn, teach, work and live. This means creating a campus that is free from all forms of sexual violence – including sexual harassment and assault.
Sexual Violence Resource Centre remains open to UM community
August 13, 2020 —
As the university works towards a gradual return to campus, the Sexual Violence Resource Centre remains open and accessible to all in the UM community.
UM’s Sexual Violence Resource Centre is open and ready to help
April 30, 2020 —
UM’s Sexual Violence Resource Centre (SVRC) remains open throughout the University’s COVID-19 response, providing individualized support services to students, staff and faculty who have been impacted by sexual violence