Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
Study of Canadian sexual assault cases deflates ‘statutory rape’ myth
A study of three years of Canadian case law involving sexual offences against adolescent girls from the ages of 12 to 17 demonstrated that men accused in these cases were, on average, 19 years older than the complainant. Almost half the girls reported sexual abuse by a male family member.
Dec 12, 2019
UBC awarded $4.7 million in SSHRC funding for terrorism and democracy research
UBC professors received $4.7 million in funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to lead projects to examine terrorism and democracy.
Oct 8, 2015