Sexual violence in HE: Quebec to spend CA$54 million
“Any kind of additional funding in this area is very needed,” she said. “I’ve been able to see how helpful that is for survivors, to have that one dedicated resource to support them.”
The SARC offers counselling, teaches safety measures, organises academic accommodation and provides accompaniment to internal and external resources. That includes bringing survivors to the hospital, police station and helping them navigate the courts. “It’s really important to have something like that set up and I’m excited to hear that there’s this funding that’s going to allow this in other locations,” said Drummond.
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