Sexual Assault

If you think you have been sexually assaulted we encourage you to contact Klinic Community Health Centre (24/7). You can also contact the Student Counselling Centre at their Fort Garry (474 University Centre) or Bannatyne (S207 Medical Services Building) Campus locations.

Click here for the guide:
"Helping Someone Who Has Been Sexually Assaulted"


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The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 16, 2015

For more information, please visit: umanitoba.ca/student/sexual-assault/prevention.html


What is Sexual Assault?

  • an act of violence or aggression involving a sexual attack either verbal, emotional or physical.
  • unwelcome sexual comments, harassment or threats that make you feel uncomfortable, violated or under attack.
  • touching in a sexual way without permission.
  • forced kissing or fondling.
  • forced oral, anal or vaginal intercourse (rape)

Without consent, it is Sexual Assault.

(Source: Klinic)

What is Consent?

Consent is a freely given, enthusiastic and clear communication of agreement between two people before participating in each sexual encounter and sexual activity.

Consent can be withdrawn at any time by any person.

Consent is NOT obtained when a person:

  • is intoxicated or drunk
  • is sleeping
  • is unconscious
  • is silent
  • is not fighting back
  • says no

More info from the University of Victoria Anti-Violence Project: http://antiviolenceproject.org/

NEED HELP NOW?

Available 24 hours / 7 days a week

24/7 - Klinic Community Health Centre

24/7 - U of M Security Services

 

Available during normal business hours

Student Counselling Centre

 

Resources for Responding to a Disclosure of Sexual Assault (PDF)