Sexual assault can be any unwanted sexual behaviour or advances that you experience. Sexual assault can be perpetrated by a stranger, someone you know or someone you are in a relationship with. Just because you are in a relationship or married does not mean that you are not a victim of sexual assault.
Both men and women can be victims of sexual assault and it can happen within all types of relationships including friends, young couples, gay and lesbian couples, married couples, parents and elderly couples. Sexual assault can occur between family members, carers or work colleagues. Sexual assault is never acceptable and it is not the victims fault.
Sexual Assault can be:
Sexual Assault can result in:
If you have experienced sexual assault, or you need to talk to someone about your experiences there are a range of services that can help you.