Sexual violence is a term used to describe any violence - physical or psychological - carried out through sexual means or by targeting sexuality; includes sexual assault, childhood sexual abuse and sexual harassment. This includes:
- unwanted sexual comments or advances
- selling or attempting to sell a person(s) for sex
- acts of violence directed against an individual because of their sexuality, regardless of the relationship to the victim
Please have a look at our resource regarding sexual violence and criminal harassment for more information on the issue and the supports available in Frontenac County.