StatCan releases findings of study on student population safety  

September 16, 2020
A new study by Statistics Canada conducted in 2019 has found that 11% of postsecondary students who identify as women and 4% of students who identify as men were sexually assaulted in a postsecondary setting in the 12 months prior to the survey. The report stated that nearly three-quarters of students witnessed unwanted sexualized behaviours (71%), and nearly half of women (45%) and one third of men (32%) stated that they personally experienced these kinds of behaviours. Very few of the students said that they spoke with someone associated with the school about what they experienced, with several indicating that they felt the event was not serious enough to report or that they were not aware that their incident could be reported.   StatCan  (Canada)