MONTREAL, Oct. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - Statistics Canada 2006 reports that
4 out of 5 female undergraduates on Canadian campuses are victims of violence
in a dating relationship. Even more shocking is the fact that 60% of college
age males say they would commit sexual assault if they were certain of not
In light of such alarming statistics Jewish Women International of Canada
is proud to sponsor the conference SEXUAL ASSAULT ON CAMPUS-EXPOSING THE
TRUTH, to be held Sunday November 4 & Monday November 5, 2007 at the Delta
Centre-Ville Hotel, Montreal, Quebec.
This conference, focusing on sexual assault awareness, education and
prevention is designed to help define the different types of sexual assault,
support victims of sexual assault, examine the existing communication tools
and evaluate the current treatment of sexual assault by local institutions.
Experts and Professionals from across Canada are meeting in Montreal to
share knowledge from a wide variety of experiences, share best practices,
report on research findings and successful programs as well as collaborating
on strategies for the future.
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