What is sexual violence?

Sexual violence is any type of unwanted sexual act, including sexual assault and harassment.

Types of sexual violence

Sexual violence may take many forms, and includes:

  • rape
  • sexual assault
  • sexual harassment

Sexual harassment explained

Sexual harassment is any behaviour that is humiliating, intimidating or hostile, and may include actions like:

  • derogatory name calling
  • belittling remarks
  • insults
  • threats
  • unwanted personal attention

Here to help

If you’ve experienced sexual violence, we’re here to support you and direct you to any resources and help you need.

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