Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is any unwanted, non-consensual sexual contact against any individual by another using manipulation, pressure, tricks, coercion or physical force.

 

1 in 5 women & 1 in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives

Taking or posting sexual photos to porn and social media sites, and/or through text messages without consentSexual Assault Can Include:

  • Completed act of penetration that includes any penetration of the vagina, anus, or by any object
  • Attempted acts of penetration
  • Forced sex (sexual coercion) and/or forced sex with friends, roommates and/or family members
  • Behavioral or verbal sexual harassment

 

Lack of Consent is the most common aspect of sexual assault.

CONSENT is a voluntary, conscious, and mutual agreement to engage in sexual activity. You must get consent throughout the sexual act.

 

Only “YES” signals consent.

STOP, ASK, & LISTEN TO THE ANSWER.

RESPECT THE ANSWER.

GET CONSENT.

 

Survivors of Sexual Assault

Often times a survivor of sexual assault may feel confused, alone, frightened, angry, ashamed, and numb without any idea of what to do at this point.

These are normal responses after a sexual assault has taken place.

This is not your fault no matter the circumstances!!

 

If you or a friend have been sexually assaulted, RSVP is here to help.

Our services are confidential.

Call 936-261-1468 to speak with an RSVP staff member during normal business hours. For immediate assistance call UPD at 4911.