Sexual Violence Information

woman-standingSexual violence is any unwanted or forced sexual acts, comments, gestures, or visuals. Sexual violence includes but is not limited to:

        • Sexual harassment
        • Sexual assault
        • Rape and attempted rape
        • Forced kissing / touching / fondling
        • Incest and childhood sexual abuse
        • Forcing a person to watch pornography

A survivor is NEVER responsible for any sexual violence. Sexual violence is against the law!

 

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month- May 2021

May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month. Ontario recognizes this month is a time to raise awareness about the devastating impact of sexual assault and focus on the measures being taken to stop violence and support survivors Since the province-wide lockdown due to COVID-19, there have reports of increased incidents of sexual violence across the province against young children and both women and men. Survivors of sexual…