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Sexual violence

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Sexual Violence and sexual abuse is any type of unwanted sexual act or activity that takes place without consent. It is experienced by children and adults of all genders, ages and backgrounds.
Sexual violence can be physical, psychological, verbal and online. It includes:

  • Sexual assault
  • Rape
  • Sexual abuse
  • Female genital mutilation (FGM)
  • Sexual exploitation
  • Revenge porn
  • Sexual harassment
  • Sexual coercion