May is Sexual Assault Prevention Month in Ontario and WomanACT wants to take this time to raise awareness of the impact of sexual assault. As statistics demonstrate, sexual assault is the only criminal offence with an exceptional increase in victimization rates compared to ten years prior.
There are common misconceptions about sexual assaults that need to be addressed and eliminated. The Canadian Women's Foundation has shared 10 frequently asked questions and answers about sexual assault and harassment in Canada. We encourage you to download the file below, provided by the Canadian Women's Foundation, in order to learn more and raise awareness about the facts of sexual assault and do your part in eradicating sexual violence against women.
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