Information on Sexual violence

Sexual violence comes in many forms but one thing is common – the survivor is never to blame. If you need to talk to someone in confidence about sexual abuse, we are here for you.

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  • 85000

    Approximately 85,000 women (aged 16 – 59) experience rape, attempted rape or sexual assault by penetration in England and Wales alone every year

  • 5

    5 in 6 women who are raped don’t report – and the same is true for 4 in 5 men

  • 90%%

    Approximately 90% of those who are raped know the perpetrator prior to the offence

Click on the links below for more information relating to sexual violence


Read more about rape myths and the real facts



Read more about what consent looks like in real situations

All About Consent

Witnessing sexual harassment

Read more about what to do if you witness sexual harassment

What should I do if I witness sexual harassment, abuse or violence?

Supporting a survivor

Read more about how you can support a survivor

How can I support a survivor?