Rachael Denhollander, an attorney, former gymnast, and advocate against sexual abuse, is set to deliver the keynote address at Boston College’s annual Women’s Summit on Feb. 3.
The Boston College Women’s Center has partnered with UGBC to provide free menstrual products in certain bathrooms across campus.
Forty-Six Years Strong, BC’s Women’s Center Continues to Strive for Gender Equality and Student Safety
The female-led grassroots movement to build a women’s center at Boston College finally came to fruition with a grand opening in the women’s bathroom on the landing outside what is now Eagle’s Nest.
“The Women’s March is similar to the Women’s Center as a space where women can feel community, and feel that they are supported in their efforts for remedying gender and equity on campus, in Boston, and across the world,” said Julia Barrett, a Women’s Center employee and MCAS ’19.
The staff of the Women’s Center stressed that its wide range of resources are available to anyone who needs them.
“Let’s just face it, we’re in a digital world and we’re not going to be going back,” Sarah Swallow, MCAS ’18, said.
BC’s peer schools also generally reported more sexual assaults for 2016.
“To queer folks directly, you belong at BC. Plain and simple: you belong here.”