UVic students set to host counsellor, educator, and artist Farrah Khan as a part of Sexualized Violence Awareness Month

Victoria – This Wednesday, the UVic Students’ Society (UVSS), Anti-Violence Project (AVP), and UVic will be co-hosting “We Begin By Listening” – a keynote presentation by Farrah Khan. Khan is nationally recognized counsellor, educator and artist with over 16 years of experience addressing gender-based violence.

Who:    Farrah Khan, Ann-Bernice Thomas, and Jeremy Loveday

What:   “We Begin By Listening” keynote presentation on sexualized violence

When:  Wednesday September 28, 2016. 6:30pm.

Where: UVic Farquhar Auditorium

This keynote presentation is a part of Sexualized Violence Awareness Month and the Let’s Get Consensualcampaign. Join us as we work towards making our campus free of harm and shifting our culture to one of consent.

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The University of Victoria Students’ Society (UVSS) was established in 1964 and represents the 17,000 undergraduate students at the University of Victoria. Let’s Get Consensual is a campaign against the prevalence of rape culture and sexualized violence on campuses organized by AVP, UVSS, UVic, and partner organizations across British Columbia.



Maxwell Nicholson
UVSS Director of Campaigns & Community Relations
campaigns@uvss.ca, 250-721-8366