Campaigns & Advocacy


Consent Is Sexy Mandatory

The Centre for Women & Trans People relaunched our Consent is Sexy campaign as Consent is Mandatory. It's not just a sexy thing to do, it is essential.

Consent means that all parties involved within a situation, be it sexual or not, must be in agreement with whatever is done to them, with them or around them, and should not be coerced or taken advantage of.

Consent is about adhering to the belief that everyone should have ownership over their own bodies, their personal spaces, and their right to make their own decisions.

Sexual assault is NOT sexy!

The Consent is Sexy campaign is also in conjunction with the "No means NO" campaign.

Contact the Centre for Women and Trans People womenandtrans@rsuonline.ca for more information and to find out how you can become involved. 


Unlearn Sexism

Learn more about the Unlearn Sexism campaign here.


About United For Equity: Challenge Sexism

Challenging all forms of discrimination and oppression is an important part of the work of the student movement. Racism, sexism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism and all forms of oppression can affect how certain groups of people access post-secondary education, and perpetuate inequities in society based on gender, race, socio-economic status, (dis)ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, citizenship status and other factors.

The Canadian Federation of Students works through its constituency groups to promote equity and challenge all forms of discrimination. A series of equity buttons are available and templates can be downloaded for students' unions to use on their campuses.


Our Love Is...

The Our Love Is campaign is a collaboration with RyePRIDE. The Our Love Is campaign seeks to discuss the powerful nature of love and the diversity of healthy relationships. 


Ryerson Sexual Violence Policy

The Centre for Women & Trans People have been active participants in calling for the creation of a Policy on Sexual Violence at Ryerson University. In the Spring of 2015, the Centre secured a policy that created the Office of Sexual Violence Education and Prevention. The Centre continues to participate on their advisory committee and in making amendments to the policy.


Women's-Only Gym Time

The Centre for Women & Trans People was active in calling for the creation of Women's-Only Gym Time at Ryerson.

 

Contact: Centre for Women & Trans People | womenandtrans@rsuonline.ca | 416.979.5255 x 2350

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