1. Sexual assault | womenshealth.gov


    Sexual assault is any type of forced or coerced sexual contact or behavior that happens without consent. Sexual assault includes rape and attempted rape, child ...

  2. Sexual Assault | RAINN


    Sexual assault can take many different forms and be defined in different ways, but one thing remains the same: its never the victims fault.

  3. California Passes Sexual Consent Bill Amid Campus Assault ...


    The California Senate passed a first-in-the-nation bill Thursday to define what amounts to consensual sexual activity in colleges in the state, a milestone at a time ...

  4. Legal Role of Consent | RAINN


    The legal definitions for terms like rape, sexual assault, and sexual abuse vary from state to state. Consent often plays an important role in determining whether an ...

  5. Sexual Assault Defenses - FindLaw


    There are several defenses that can counter a charge of sexual assault. Defendants in any criminal prosecution will usually profess innocence of the crime, and that

  6. Rape - Wikipedia


    Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent.

  7. California Sexual Assault Laws - FindLaw


    Crimes generally referred to as sexual assault (see FindLaw's Sex Crimes section) may be prosecuted through California's sexual assault, or sexual battery, laws.

  8. The Devastation of Sexual Assault

    www.crcvc.ca/docs/sexual_assault.pdf · PDF

    Feb 06 1 The Devastation of Sexual Assault Prepared by the Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime Introduction Sexual assault is a crime that is devastating ...

  9. Sexual Assault Criminal Law, Rape Shield, Evidence, and ...


    Information on the Canadian criminal law of prosecuting of sexual assault, such as consent, rape shield law, evidence, and sentencing

  10. Consent & Consensual Sex | Sexual Definition for Teens


    Consent should be discussed whenever you're thinking about a sexual encounter. In fact, consent should be involved for all sexual encounters.