You have the right not to be touched in a manner that makes you uncomfortable.
You have the right to not speak to people who make you feel usafe.
You have the right not to be followed.
You have the right to not be sexually harassed.
You have the right to be treated with respect.
SEXUAL MISCONDUCT AND HARASSMENT
If this is an emergency, please call 911.
You can also contact University security at
Thunder Bay Security: 807-343-8911
Orillia Security: 705-330-4008, ext. 3911
Lakehead University has a zero tolerance for sexual misconduct and will not condone or tolerate any form of sexual misconduct.
UNIVERSITY POLICIES & PROTOCOLS
Sexual Misconduct Policy and Protocol
Code of Student Behaviour and Disciplinary Procedures
Harassment and Discrimination Policy and Procedures
Employee Code of Conduct
Sexual assault is any sexual activity without consent, this can be but isn’t limited to kissing, grabbing, or penetration. If you have been sexually assaulted then it’s your choice if you want to report the assault to the policy or university, even if you don’t want to report it or take legal action you are entitled to comprehensive medical care. If you want or need someone to accompany you to the hospital after an assault you can call a crisis line at;
- Thunder Bay
Sexual Assault & Sexual Abuse Counselling and Crisis Centre – (807) 344-4502
Thunder Bay Crisis Response Services – (807) 346-8282
Sexual Assault Treatment Centre – (705) 327-9155 or (877) 344-7438
North Simcoe Victim Crisis Services – (705) 325-5578
For more information on steps to take after a sexual assault see the Lakehead website here.
If someone you know was sexually assualted and you want to support them check here for information on how to help