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Bringing in the Bystander – combatting sexual violence at the UM

October 7, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba recently released an independent report outlining how the university will take action on the prevention, response, and consequences of sexual violence within the university community

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Responding to Sexual Violence Disclosures workshops

October 4, 2019 — 
The University of Manitoba is committed to ensuring a respectful work and learning environment, where attitudes and behaviours that lead to sexual violence are rejected and survivors receive the supports they need. It is also possible that UM employees may receive a disclosure of sexual violence from a student, colleague, or friend. This series of workshops will help prepare you for that possibility.

Creating a safe and welcoming environment together

September 10, 2019 — 
UM launches sexual violence support and education awareness campaign

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Invitation to community presentation on sexual violence

September 9, 2019 — 
'As was reported to the community on July 19, the report I requested last year to help guide the University of Manitoba to better address sexual violence, harassment and discrimination has been completed'

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Students

Recruiting for Bringing in the Bystander 2019-2020

April 11, 2019 — 
Sexual violence has been and continues to be a pressing concern for post-secondary students all over Canada. It can include, but is not limited to: street harassment, unwanted contact, sexual assault and stalking. In order to help contribute to a culture of safety on campus—Student Support at the University of Manitoba is recruiting paid facilitators and a program assistant for a sexual violence prevention program called Bringing in the Bystander™

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Sexual violence support and education website brings together key resources

April 1, 2019 — 
Sexual violence support and education website serves as the U of M's hub for information

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Online course addresses ‘collective responsibility’ around sexual violence

March 13, 2019 — 
Message from President Barnard to U of M Community

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Get help with responding to sexual violence disclosures

February 20, 2019 — 
Do you know how you would respond if a friend, coworker or student disclosed an incident of sexual violence? If you are unsure, you are not alone, says Arlana Vadnais, employee wellness specialist at the U of M. That is why the Responding to Sexual Violence Disclosures workshops were created for staff and faculty.

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Sexual violence support for students, staff and faculty

December 10, 2018 — 
A listing of supports available and how to access them

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