Violence and Health Injustice Series: Dismantling Campus Rape Culture
- What factors combine to structure particular relations with negative health outcomes?
- What are the health outcomes broadly defined of State actions like police violence, detention, or deportation?
- What combination of political, social, and economic change is needed to positively reconfigure how institutions address marginalized populations?
We invited community members, human rights lawyers, health care professionals, and activists to join together in deliberating issues, networking, and finding potential paths toward better policies and health outcomes.
At the event representatives from the Aurora Center, the Office for Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, the Office of Orientation and First Year Programs, and the Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life came together to discuss their respective departments roles and perspectives on campus rape culture, both in response to and prevention of sexual violence on campus. Following the panel of university representatives, student survivors of sexual assault were joined with sexual violence activist Sarah Super and MSA President Abeer Syedah to discuss their experiences and perspectives as students on the UMN campus.