Sexual Assault: Any form of sexual activity (kissing, fondling, touching, oral sex, and sexual intercourse) without consent.
Facts about Sexual Assault:
1 in 3 Women and 1 in 6 Men, will experience sexual violence in their lifetime
Of every 1,000 sexual assaults, only 33 are ever reported to the police. Of these 33 reported cases, 12 result in charges being laid, 6 are prosecuted and 3 lead to a conviction.
60% of sexual abuse/ assault victims are under the age of 17.
A majority of sexual assaults occur in a residence, or commercial establishment by someone known to the victim
Sexual assaults account for about 33% of all crimes committed against Indigenous women, and 10% of all crimes committed against non-Indigenous women
Disabled women experience sexual violence at about 3x the rate of non-disabled women.
If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, please reach out.
There is help. You are not alone. It is not your fault.
CALL THE VICTIM SERVICES
OFFICE AT (780) 980-7232
MONDAY - FRIDAY:
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