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Definition: An assault of a sexual nature on another person, that is, any sexual activity to which one of the people has not consented.


The NCECC functions as the point of contact for investigations related to the sexual exploitation of children on the Internet in Canada.

Related keywords: Child abuse, Prostitution and pornography, Sexual assault, Victim support and victim rights

Project Respect is a prevention program for youth ages 14 to 19 , based in Victoria BC, that aims to stop sexual violence, particularly acquaintance assault. “Date Rape” as it is commonly referred to, is a serious risk for youth. Project Respect challenges the attitudes and behaviours that lead to sexual violence: stereotypes, labels, miscommunication, drugs and alcohol, media pressure and power imbalance.

Related keywords: Relationship violence, Sexual assault

This manual published by RESOLVE Alberta provides an inventory and evaluation of violence prevention programs designed for schools. Sections include:  bullying and conflict resolution; sexual harassment; child sexual abuse; child abuse; sexual exploitation; dating violence; and sexual assault. It also looks at special programs for children with disabilities and aboriginal children. Although it is somewhat dated, the text provides valuable background on violence and violence prevention programming. (PDF – 313 pages, 2005)

Related keywords: Bullying, Child abuse, Relationship violence, Research reports and institutes, School safety, Sexual assault

This website from the Canadian Centre for Child Protection has been created to provide you with a one-stop-shop on all things related to Internet safety. The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is committed to helping parents, teachers, and anyone else who would like to better understand the good, bad, and ugly about the web.

Related keywords: Classroom materials, Internet safety, Sexual assault

Canada has a broad definition of sexual assault. It includes all unwanted sexual activity, such as unwanted sexual grabbing, kissing, and fondling as well as rape. This webpage developed by the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund provides an overview of the law about consent in sexual assault cases.

Related keywords: Sexual assault

The Victim Justice Network is a non-profit national organization whose mission is to establish an online-based network to better serve and support victims of crime. One of its objectives is to promote public awareness and public education on issues of importance to victims of crime.

Related keywords: Child abuse, Prostitution and pornography, Sexual assault, Sexual harassment, Victim support and victim rights