Sexual Assault - SECCA National Sexuality and Your Rights

Sexual Assault

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Sexual assault may also be called rape.

Sexual assault is when someone:

Sexual assault is a crime even if:

no consent
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against law

The law says sexual assault is a crime.

You have a choice about whether you talk to the police about sexual assault if it has happened to you.

The police can help you in many ways.

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speak to
police officer

There are counsellors
you can talk to for help.
Talking can make you
feel better

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Getting help if you have been sexually assaulted can look like talking to:

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Page last updated: April 26, 2023