Sexual Violence

Any kind of sexual activity done against your will is an act of sexual violence.

Examples of sexual violence include:

Incest:
When a member of your family touches you in a way that makes you feel uncomfortable. Incest includes unwanted sexual intercourse, but is not limited only to that.

Rape:
Forced sex, whether the person is your boyfriend, girlfriend, an acquaintance, or a perfect stranger is considered rape, and can be one of the most traumatic forms of sexual violence.

Sexual harassment:
Sexual violence can be verbal and emotional as well as physical. Degrading comments about ones sexuality or any kind of physical contact done in a sexual manner (such as inappropriate touching) are all acts of sexual violence

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