Sexual Abuse and Assault

Dominic Webster

What is Sexual Assault?

  • Sexual assault is any type of forced or coerced sexual contact or behavior that happens without consent.
  • This includes any act of rape, attempted rape, child molestation, and sexual harassment or threats
  • Sexual assault is any type of sexual activity, including rape, that you do not agree to.

Rape, What is it?

  • Rape is sex you don’t agree to, including forcing a body part or object into your vagina, rectum (bottom), or mouth. Date rape is when you are raped by someone you know, like a boyfriend.
  • Both are crimes
  • Men as well as women and children can be raped

Sexual Abuse

  • Sexual assault is any type of forced or coerced sexual contact or behavior that happens without consent. Sexual assault includes rape and attempted rape, child molestation, and sexual harassment or threats.
  • In the United States, nearly one in five women has been raped and almost half of women have experienced another type of sexual assault