Gender-Based Violence and Survivor Support
What is Gender-Based and Sexual Violence?
Any sexual act or act targeting a person’s sexuality, gender identity and gender expression, whether the act is physical or psychological in nature, that is committed, threatened or attempted against a person without the person’s Consent, and includes sexual assault, sexual harassment, stalking, indecent exposure, voyeurism, cyber harassment and sexual exploitation.
Preventing and responding to gender-based and sexual violence is a top priority for Western University. Western’s Policy on Gender-Based and Sexual
If you have experienced gender-based and sexual violence there is support available to you from across the Western campus.