U4Consent: What is Sexual Violence?

U4Consent: What is Sexual Violence?

The following definitions were employed in the development of the Our Turn National Action Plan. UTSU has adopted these definitions in our work to end sexual violence on campus.

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Sexual Assault and Other Misconduct Policy, which defines sexual misconduct as:

… any sexual act or act targeting an individual’s sexuality, gender identity, or gender expression, whether the act is physical or psychological in nature, that is committed, threatened, or attempted against an individual without that individual’s consent.

Download the Guide: What is Sexual Violence