IT CONCERNS ME
Even if you’ve never been assaulted yourself and you don’t know anyone who’s ever been a victim of or committed a sexual assault, you can make a difference by getting involved. Sexual violence is much closer to home than you think; in fact, most of the time it happens at home! The more we talk about it, the more we can help! Read more...
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Toll-free help line
Bilingual and confidential service provided by a specially trained team of women who take your calls, find out what you need, and tell you what to do next. With a list of provincial services at their fingertips, they can guide you to the nearest resources qualified to help and protect you.
REPORTING A SEXUAL ASSAULT
It’s never easy to report a sexual assault. A sexual assault is a crime that can be reported no matter how much time has passed since the assault.
Minors All sexual acts or forms of sexual contact with people under the age of 16 are considered to occur without consent and are therefore illegal.
Adults A person can refuse at any time to participate in a sexual activity or to continue engaging in it. A person can indicate their refusal or withdraw their consent with simple words or actions. Read more...
I WANT TO HELP SOMEONE
By asking questions and consulting the information and resources available, you’re already doing something tangible to help someone. There are some very important points to remember when talking to a child or an adult who has been involved in an incident of sexual assault. Read more...