sexual assault

Avis Kozar (left) and Sieroka launched a page on Instagram to publicize alleged instances of sexual misconduct at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. (Photograph by Sarah Dea)

What happens to sexual assault reports at Canadian universities? No one really knows.

Despite many schools having policies to deal with sexual violence, it is often unclear what actually happens when a report is made.

How ’emancipatory sex-ed’ can help prevent rape

It doesn’t fix the underlying problem of rape culture, but a made-in-Canada program is getting good results when it comes to reducing gender-based violence

Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton and Rege-Jean Page as Simon Basset in Bridgerton (Liam Daniel/Netflix)

Bridgerton’s real scandal

Sharon Bala: In episode six, ‘Bridgerton’ drops the facade of fluffy rom-com and reveals itself as a horror

Bill C-5: Should the Canadian government train its judges?

Gib van Ert: The new sexual assault bill would require newly appointed judges to take courses on sexual assault law. Seems reasonable, but what will governments try to teach judges next?

The debate over the Al Franken case reveals #MeToo’s touchy divide

Anne Kingston: We’re watching the emergence of a dangerous ‘bad-enough-to-report’ threshold before women (or men) should be taken seriously

Inside the first year of #MeToo

So far, the movement has toppled celebrities, shaken institutions and challenged the way society views sexual assault. And it’s only just begun.

Bill Cosby goes to jail, but Andrea Constand has already done the time

Anne Kingston: The first #MeToo trial delivers a powerful message — and reveals the unseen toll of sexual assault

Consent education isn’t linked to fewer sexual assaults at universities

Analysis of exclusive survey shows women and non-heterosexual students most likely to report assault

McGill fails to protect against sexually abusive professors, students say

Faculty join call for a ban on relationships between staff and students, among other changes

Bill Cosby’s #MeToo-era retrial is off to a brutal start in the court of public opinion

While the entertainer mingles with fans, his high-powered legal team is already painting his Canadian accuser as greedy and unreliable

Canadian universities are failing students on sexual assault

An exclusive Maclean’s investigation—including interviews with dozens of survivors—uncovers how universities routinely abandon victims.

Patrick Brown and priorities: Why the PC Party leader couldn’t last

Paul Wells: There is a right to a day in court—but not to the leadership of a political party and a caucus that will not have you