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A total of 27 records were found for Sexual assault
Definition: An assault of a sexual nature on another person, that is, any sexual activity to which one of the people has not consented.

Alberta Resources

The Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton is a feminist-based not-for-profit charitable organization that supports children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced sexual abuse or assault, and educates the public about sexual violence.

Related keywords: Child abuse, Sexual assault, Sexual harassment

The Family Centre exists to foster healthy families in healthy communities. The Centre works to strengthen family wellness and build community capacity through innovative services and collaborative partnerships to engage our most vulnerable families in caring for our children. The Rainbow Pages Youth Resource Guide was developed by The Family Centre to provide LGBTQ+ youth and the youth-serving community a consolidated guide of the supports available in Edmonton.

Related keywords: Sexual assault, Victim support and victim rights

The Support Network is located in Edmonton, Alberta, and provides community information services, crisis intervention, and suicide prevention. Its help lines are free, anonymous, confidential, and available every hour, every day. Help is also available in person and online. 24-Hour Distress Line: 780-482-HELP(4357)

Related keywords: Bullying, Child abuse, Elder abuse, Health issues, Relationship violence, Sexual assault, Spousal abuse

Youth Law is a website of the Children's Legal and Educational Resource Centre (CLERC). CLERC offers legal advice, information, referrals and services to children and youth throughout Alberta. Anyone seeking child and youth civil law information in Alberta can contact us. The Legal Topics section of their website offers answers to some common questions asked by youth regarding their legal rights.  Lawyers at CLERC provide representation to young people 19 years of age and under who have nowhere else to turn for legal support.

Related keywords: Adoption, Bullying, Child support, Common law relationships, Custody and access, Divorce and separation, Drugs and alcohol, Health issues, Landlord and tenant, Marriage, Relationship violence, Sexual assault


Be Web Aware is a national, bilingual public education program on Internet safety. The initiative was developed and supported by Media Awareness Network (MNet), Bell and Microsoft Canada. The web-based resources are aimed at empowering parents with information so they can help their children make safe and wise online decisions. It's all part of helping young Canadians benefit from the opportunities of the Internet while minimizing the potential risks.

Related keywords: Bullying, Harassment, Hate crime, Internet safety, Sexual assault

Beyond Borders is a national, bilingual, volunteer organization advancing the rights of children everywhere to be free from sexual abuse and exploitation. We are a registered charity without political or religious affiliation.Beyond Borders is the Canadian representative of ECPAT International, a global network of more than 80 groups in 75 countries.

Related keywords: Advocacy, Child abuse, Sexual assault

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is a charitable organization dedicated to the personal safety of all children. Their goal is to reduce child victimization by providing programs and services to Canadians. They help create public awareness regarding issues like child sexual abuse. Their programs include: Kids in the Know Safety Program, and the annual, national Missing & Exploited Children Conference.

Related keywords: Child abuse, Sexual assault

This paper from the National Clearinghouse on Family Violence explains what child sexual abuse is, presents prevalence statistics, and identifies risk factors and possible symptoms of child sexual abuse. Included are strategies for sensitive intervention and prevention initiatives. This PDF (15 pages, 2006) is available for free download.

Related keywords: Child abuse, Sexual assault

Kids in the Know is the Canadian Centre for Child Protection’s interactive safety education program designed for students from Kindergarten to Grade 9. The purpose of the program is to help educators teach children and youth effective personal safety strategies in an engaging, age-appropriate and interactive way that builds resiliency skills and reduces their likelihood of victimization in the online and offline world.

Related keywords: Child abuse, Classroom materials, Internet safety, Sexual assault

These interactive products are from METRAC Action on Violence. RePlay: Finding Zoe addresses healthy relationships; What It Is quiz game focuses on sexual violence; and Not Your Baby helps with responses to sexual harassment. They may be played online or downloaded to cell phones.

Related keywords: Relationship violence, Sexual assault, Sexual harassment