This section provides resources and helpful information for survivors of sexual violence.
- The online tool Botler AI helps victims of sexual harassment and assault navigate the legal system. Read more about Botler AI here.
- Womenshealth.gov provides resources about women's health in the United States, including information about sexual assault and rape.
- RAINN is the largest anti-sexual violence organization in the US. Their site provides statistics about sexual assault.
- Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC), from the University of Michigan, promotes social change and activism on two levels: through professional services and through student leadership development wherein students help students as peers. This website offers information about myths and facts.
- National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) is a US Department of Justice and public safety resource that provides the public with access to sex offender data nationwide. More information about statistics are accessible here.
- White Ribbon is the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, promote gender equity, healthy relationships and a new vision of masculinity.
- End Rape on Campus works to end campus sexual violence through direct support for survivors and their communities; prevention through education; and policy reform at the campus, local, state, and federal levels.
- Statistics Canada provides stats on sexual assault and rape, self-reported sexual assault, as well as the criminal process.
- Music for Women (Survivors of Violence): A Feminist Music Therapy Interactive eBook
- Social media safety guidelines from Hollaback!
- Rosa: Canada’s first national digital platform centralizing the laws around sexual harassment
- Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Policy from the Government of Canada
SEXUAL VIOLENCE RESOURCES AT MCGILL UNIVERSITY
O-SVRSE provides confidential, non-judgmental and non-directional support and education to students, faculty and staff of all genders who have been impacted by sexual violence. The office is committed to working towards the prevention of sexual and gender-based violence while fostering a culture of consent at McGill. osvrse [at] mcgill.ca (subject: O-SVRSE%20%7C%20Booking%20an%20appointment) (Email )osvrse [at] mcgill.ca (subject: O-SVRSE%20%7C%20Booking%20an%20appointment) to book an appointment.
The Dean of Students, as part of a senior collaborative team responsible for the quality of student life on campus, is committed to promoting your success in academic and personal areas. Student rights and responsibilities, academic integrity, academic advising, the student disciplinary process and student recognition are all overseen by this office ensuring that procedures, policies and services support and enhance every student's university experience.
SACOMSS is a student-run organization committed to supporting survivors of sexual assault and their allies through direct support, advocacy, and outreach. Services (all free!) include: Drop-In and Line (DIAL), Support Groups, Advocacy and Outreach.
Counselling support, drop-in, and crisis support.
Weekday walk-in clinic, all-day triage nurse, referrals, STI and pregnancy tests.
Services include support for survivors for sexual assault, as well as treatment for people who engage in abusive or violent behaviour.
Call to book an assessment (514-398-6019). Drop-in services available for urgent or emergency situations.
Services includes support, guidance, prevention and response. Contact at 514-398-3000 (Downtown), 514-398-7777 (Macdonald Campus).
Offers confidential, informal, and independent dispute resolutions services by providing information, advice and referrals.
Free and confidential information, advice and representation in cases where McGill students are going through disciplinary, grievance or appeals processes. Disclaimer: The Legal Information Clinic at McGill does not provide legal information for criminal matters but can refer to other, off-campus legal and support services.
Provides free, confidential, drop-in space offering non-judgmental peer support, information, and referrals to the McGill community. Facilitates and encourages communication so that students feel empowered to resolve whatever they may be going through.
McGill Students’ Nightline is a confidential, anonymous and non-judgmental listening service, run by McGill students, providing the community with a variety of support. This includes anything from information to crisis management and referrals.
A volunteer SSMU service that provides free night-time accompaniment for those who feel uncomfortable, or who are unable to walk home alone.
McGill University is committed to promoting an equitable environment where the fundamental dignity of all of its members is respected. The objectives of McGill’s Policy on Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Prohibited by Law are to promote education and awareness about equity issues and to ensure that procedures are in place to address complaints of harassment, sexual harassment and discrimination prohibited by law.
A program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for women. Telephone: 514-398-4556 (Downtown), 514-398-7770 (Macdonald Campus).