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Myths and Facts

There are many myths surrounding sexual assault. These myths serve to deny the reality of sexual assault, diminish the perception of the impact of sexual assault, blame the victims, and protect the offender by implying that they are not responsible for their abusive actions or behaviours.

Why does it happen?

Sexual assault is not really about sex, but rather about using sex as a means of exerting power and control over another person.

Facts about sexual assault

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