Sexual assault or sexual violence is any sexual contact that one or more persons performs upon another without mutual consent. Sexual assault can be committed by a loved one, someone you know as a friend, or a stranger, and the perpetrator may use a variety of means to control you during the sexual violation.
There is not a “typical” way to sexually assault someone, but the following questions may help you determine if the sexual contact was an assault:
This quiz was developed by the Women Helping Women and reprinted with their permission.
If you answered “Yes” to one or more of the questions, you may have been sexually assaulted.
College-aged women (18-24) are at a higher risk of being sexually assaulted. CVIC works closely with area campuses to ensure college students have access to resources and are not alone.