The issues of power and control are at the heart of family violence. The batterer uses acts of violence and a series of behaviors to gain power and control.
Men and boys are often the victims of the crimes of sexual assault, sexual abuse, and rape. In fact, in the U.S., about 10% of all victims are male.
WAS I RAPED?
How do I know if I was raped? What classifies as rape?
What is Sexual Violence?
Coercive sexual activities that occur against a person's will by someone they know (friend, date, acquaintance, etc.)
VIOLENCE IN THE MILITARY
Sexual assault within the military continues to occur at alarming levels with 26,000 anonymously reported incidents in 2012 alone according to Department of Defense (DoD) estimates.
ALCOHOL OR DRUG FACILITATED SEXUAL VIOLENCE
Sexual violence against people in late life can be defined by a broad range of contact and non-contact sexual offenses perpetrated against people age 60 and beyond.
It is highly likely that you know a child who has been or is being abused.
INTIMATE PARTNER RAPE
Partner Rape is defined as sexual acts committed without a person's consent and/or against a person's will when the perpetrator is the individual's current partner (married or not), previous partner, or co-habitator.