Dating violence sexual assault

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It is conduct that affects a person’s employment or education or interferes with a person’s work or educational performance or creates an environment that a reasonable person would find intimidating, hostile or offensive.

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No matter if those involved are strangers, casual acquaintances, dating, or even married, if a person uses force or the threat of force to coerce a person , it is illegal. Sexual assault can happen to anyone regardless of gender, race, socioeconomic status, or age.

Sexual violence includes sexual assault, rape, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking.

occurs when physical, sexual activity is engaged in without the consent of the other person, or when the other person is unable to consent to the activity.

Victims can have a difficult time notifying a loved one of their assault. We also offer counseling to help the secondary victims process what has happened, as well as teach them how to be a support system for their loved one.

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