If you have been raped, sexually abused or assaulted, then you must complaint to the police as soon as possible.
Sexual assault, rape and sexual abuse are illegal. According to the law, if you haven’t agreed freely to any sexual acts, then you haven’t said ‘yes’.
It is not right to offer money, favors or gifts to try and get you to do sexual things that you don’t want to do.
It is also not right if someone blackmail you, use physical strength or threaten you, to get you to do something which makes you feel uncomfortable or makes you feel bad about yourself.
When it comes to rape, females are not the only ones to be targeted, in many cases, men are also victims of rape.
Mainly, rape is done by the by someone whom the victim knows. That includes the members if their family or someone whom they know socially.
You may be raped or sexually assaulted by someone with whom you are not in a relationship or even by any stranger.
Victims of rape or sexual assault can be of any age.
When someone is sexually abusing or assaulting or raping the other person, they know what they are doing and they should know that it is against the law.
Some people blame themselves for being sexually assaulted. They must know that it is not their fault that they have been assaulted.
Help and Support
A person who has been raped or sexually assaulted can get the help of police, health service and some other organizations who help such kind of people.
Although it may be difficult to talk about your experience, it can really help you to cope if you have the right support.
A rape or a sexual assault not only harms the life of a victim but also their family.
Do You Need Someone To Talk About What Has Happened To You?
If you need someone to talk about what has happened with you, then you can visit your local sexual health clinic. Your problem will be kept confidential and you will get the proper help too.