The Struggle against Sexual Violence

The struggle against sexual violence on our campuses is a priority issue for AVEQ, and we support the individuals and groups leading this work.

Presently, AVEQ’s work on this issue is focused on the ministerial consultations planned for March.

Our joint public statement with ASSÉ on these consultations has already led to concrete results: Hélène David, Minster of Higher Education, has committed to inviting groups which bring together survivors of sexual violence to the consultations, as we demanded.

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Written submission to the consultations
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Report on the Forum on Sexual Assault and Harassment

January 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Report on the Forum on Sexual Assault and Harassment

On December 14th, the Association for the Voice of Education in Quebec (AVEQ) participated in the forum on sexual assault and harassment that took place in the Centre des congrès in Quebec. The event allowed

Adoption of Bill 151: Accomplishments and Next Steps

December 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Adoption of Bill 151: Accomplishments and Next Steps

Montreal, December 8th, 2018 - Today, Quebec’s National Assembly adopted Bill 151, an Act to prevent and combat sexual violence in higher education institutions. The Association for the Voice of Education in Quebec (AVEQ)

Bill 151: AVEQ Calls For Survivors to be Centered

November 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Bill 151: AVEQ Calls For Survivors to be Centered

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Québec, November 27th, 2017. On November 22nd, the Association for the Voice of Education in Quebec (AVEQ) was present at the National Assembly to participate in the consultations hosted by the

Statement on Bill 151

November 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Statement on Bill 151

Following the consultations on sexual violence at universities and colleges conducted by Hélène David, Minister of Higher Education, last winter, the government’s plan to address this pressing issue has now been proposed in the form

Strategy on Sexual Violence: Good Intentions, Lacking Details

August 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Strategy on Sexual Violence: Good Intentions, Lacking Details

Montreal, August 21, 2017 AVEQ welcomes the strategy for the fight against sexual violence on campuses announced today by the Minister of Higher Education of Quebec.The strategy set forth by Ms. David appears to be

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