On this page, you will find links relating to UBC’s recent problems arising from multiple instances of sexual assault and predation, and the university’s well-
Some of the links will take you far away from UBC, demonstrating the ubiquity of campus violence against women, and of their efforts to combat it.
This list is by no means exhaustive. Please contact Prof. Krause if you have some suggestions for additions. I have included links to a couple of my essays about the issues at hand.
The issues of workplace safety and of sexual assault and predation are of paramount importance, and they require that all members of the UBC community adhere to codes of behavior – in and out of the classroom and wherever we encounter each other – that respect the emotional and physical integrity of all of our colleagues, and the well-
I have some understanding of how to negotiate the bureaucracies at UBC; should you have need of assistance regarding the problem of predation and assault, I stand ready to direct you to empathic, wise persons on campus who can provide professional support. In this, I can assure you of utter confidentiality.
If you are in immediate need of support and counseling, contact the AMS Sexual Assault Support Centre, 604.822.3474 and/or write to Ms. Ashley Bentley, firstname.lastname@example.org. The center is on the third floor of the AMS Student Nnest, Room #3127.
UBC has a policy on the matter of respectful environments for students, faculty, and staff. It is available here: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/respectful-
Sexual Assault & Predation at UBC