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UVic Students Shame School On International Women’s Day

Following the recent string of sexual assaults at the University of Victoria, student activists executed a bold move on International Women’s Day to publicly “shame” the school’s faculty.

With the help of saran wrap and spray paint, the students gave one of the university’s entrance signs a makeover reading “2016, No Sexual Assault Policy? Shame.”

The act of boldness is in frustration of the school’s clear-cut policy designed to deal with campus sex assaults. UVic students have reported just under ten sexual assaults this year alone, including four in February.

An unknown man was recently arrested and banned from campus, but there’s no documents indicating if he was charged or not – a frustrating and frightening mystery for females living on campus.

Activists and UVSS have reportedly called several meetings with the education minister and other university representatives, but report there’s been no progress and everything’s at a standstill.

 

 
Image via @bronters / Instagram

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