Sexual Assault Awareness Week May 13-17, 2019

This week, May 13-17, is Saskatchewan Sexual Assault Awareness Week.

Sexual assault is…
* about power and control, not sex
*NEVER the fault of the victim
*a criminal offence
*any sexual behavior or contact forced upon someone without their consent

Consent is…
*words or actions that show a person agrees to any type of sexual activity
*always freely given (not pressured), on-going, and can be withdrawn at any time
*the responsibility of the initiator
*not assumed because of a person’s past sexual history or choice of clothing
*not given if the person is drunk, high, passed out or sleeping
16 years of age (exceptions are described on SASSk.ca

Where to go near you:

Estevan Area : Envision Counselling & Support Centre

Regina Area : Regina Sexual Assault Centre

Yorkton Area : SIGN

Melfort Area : north East Outreach and Support Services

Saskatoon Area : Saskatoon Sexual Assault & Info Centre

Prince Albert Area : PA Sexual Assault Program

North Battleford Area : Battlefords & Area Sexual Assault Counselling

Kindersley Area : West Central Crisis & Family Support Centre

La Ronge Area : Piwapan Women’s Centre


Credits to SASS (Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan) sassk.ca

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