Implemented in 2017, UFV's Sexualized Violence Prevention (SVP) policy is undergoing its first review. As part of this process, the SVP team is looking for your input.
Your suggestions, thoughts, ideas, and general feedback are essential to help inform the policy review and to guide the ongoing development UFV’s sexualized violence prevention support services and education.
Who can participate in the consultation?
The survey is open to:
- interested members of the public
Anyone from the university community who wishes to contribute to the conversation is encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas. We all have a role to play in preventing and responding to sexualized violence and we would like to bring as many voices and perspectives as possible into this process.
How to participate
Share your thoughts and ideas through our feedback form before September 30, 2021.
Privacy and confidentiality
- You can take part in the conversation anonymously.
- If you choose to provide your name and contact information, the SVP committee may contact you to ask for clarification or to update you on the new policy if you opted-in.
- The information collected through the survey will be kept confidential.
Below are various articles, synopses and syntheses of work that aided the committee in the revision of this policy.
If you are interested in reading the Policy Comparison Document that compares the sexualized violence policies from different universities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Him Too: A Case Report on Male Sexual Violence
Ammerman, B., & Jones, H. (2020). Him Too: A Case Report on Male Sexual Violence and Screening in Primary Care. Urologic nursing, 40(1).
Perceptions of College Campus Alcohol and Sexual Violence
Chugani, C. D., Anderson, J. C., Richter, R. K., Bonomi, A. E., DeGenna, N. M., Feinstein, Z. ... & Miller, E. (2020). Perceptions of College Campus Alcohol and Sexual Violence Prevention among Students with Disabilities:"itWas a Joke". Journal of Family Violence, 1-11.
Darden, M. C., Ehman, A. C., Lair, E. C., & Gross, A. M. (2019). Sexual compliance: examining the relationships among sexual want, sexual consent, and sexual assertiveness. Sexuality & Culture, 23(1), 220-235.
The Alcohol Contexts of Consent
Herbenick, D., Fu, T.C., Dodge, B., & Fortenberry, J. D. (2019). The alcohol contexts of consent, wanted sex, sexual pleasure, and sexual assault: Results from a probability survey of undergraduate students. Journal of American college health, 67(2), 144-152.
Sexual Consent In and Out of the Bedroom
Jozkowski, K. N., Manning, J., & Hunt, M. (2018). Sexual consent in and out of the bedroom: Disjunctive views of heterosexual college students. Women's Studies in Communication, 41(2), 117-139.
MacDougall, A., Craig, S., Goldsmith, K., & Byers, E. S. (2020). # consent: University students' perceptions of their sexual consent education. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 29(2), 154-166.
The Role of Trust in Student Perceptions
Marques, O., Couture-Carron, A., Frederick, T. J., & Scott, H. (2020). The Role of Trust in Student Perceptions of University Sexual Assault Policies and Services. Canadian Journal of Higher Education/Revue canadienne d'enseignement superieur, 50(2), 39-53.
'Rape is a Man's Issue'
Metz, J., Myers, K., & Wallace, P. (2021). 'Rape is a man's issue: gender and power in the era of affirmative sexual consent. Journal of Gender Studies, 30(1), 52-65.
Age of Substance Use Initiation and Sexualized Violence Victimization
Muchimba, M. (2020). Age of Substance Use Initiation and Sexual Violence Victimization among Female Adolescents. American Journal of Health Behaviour, 44(6), 840-847.
Unblurring the Lines of Sexual Consent
Ortiz, R. R., & Shafer, A. (2018). Unblurring the lines of sexual consent with a college student-driven sexual consent education campaign. Journal of American college health, 66(6), 450-456.
Sexual Violence Response and Prevention Studies of Campus Policies and Practices
Perkins, W., & Warner, J. (2017). Sexual violence response and prevention: Studies of campus policies and practices.
A Feminist Analysis of Campus Sexual Assault Policies
Richards, T. N., Branch, K. A., Fleury-Steiner, R. E., & Kafonek, K. (2017). A feminist analysis of campus sexual assault policies: Resultys from a national sample. Family Relations, 66(1), 104-115.
Dating and Sexual Violence Research in the Schools
Sharkey, J. D., Reed, L. A., & Felix, E. D. (2017). Dating and sexual violence research in the schools: Balancing protection of confidentiality with supporting the welfare of survivors. American journal of community psychology, 60(3-4), 361-367.
The summaries and thoughts regarding various articles on consent.
Definitions of Consent
A list of consent definitions from diverse universities' sexualized violence policies.
Common Wording and Themes of Consent
An amalgamation of the common wording and themes found in the sexualized violence policies of various universities.