Sexual Assault and Abuse

By: HunterBrooke Cutting

Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the consent of the recipient. Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities such as:

  • forced sexual intercourse of the oral, anal, and/or vaginal region
  • attempted rape,
  • sticking objects of some kind in the body in a sexual manner.

Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse, also referred to as molestation, is forcing undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another. The term also covers any behavior by any adult or older adolescent towards a child to stimulate any of the involved sexually.

Famous People That Were Violated

Additional Facts

  • 1 in 6 women will be violated
  • 1 in 33 men will be violated
  • every 2 minutes someone is violated in the USA