Sexual assault and/or sexual fondling:
This is unwanted sexual intercourse with anal, vaginal and/or oral penetration. Penetration can be done in different ways, either with the penis, another part of the body or an object.
Any sexual activity involving a child and an adult who is related to or responsible for the abused child. The abuser may be a parent, sibling, grandparent, uncle, step-family, foster or adoptive family.
All forms of unwanted sexual attention or advances that cause discomfort or fear and threaten the well-being of an individual. This form of sexual assault can include staring, talking, gesturing, touching, threatening, propositioning, joking, and posting pornographic material.
Cyber sexual crime:
This refers to all forms of sexual assault that occur via the Internet, including exhibitionism, harassment, dissemination and/or production of sexual images and/or films without the consent of the individuals involved. Please note that under no circumstances can a minor consent to the production and/or distribution of pornographic material.
Sexual assault by voluntary or involuntary intoxication:
This type of assault consists of using certain substances (e.g. GHB, alcohol, cannabis, other drugs, etc.) for the purpose of sexually assaulting another person.
Spousal sexual assault:
Forcing one’s partner to have sex, to do certain things or to use pornographic material. It can also include threats, blackmail, belittling, or sulking after a refusal of sexual activity.
This is when a person obtains a benefit, financial or otherwise, by abusing the sexuality of another person or group of people.
Sexual assault characterized by the display of one’s genitals, with the intent to embarrass or frighten.
A sexual assault primarily characterized by an attraction to observe the privacy or nudity of another person or group of people without their consent.
Anonymous most of the time, this message of a sexual nature is generally made with the aim of humiliating and frightening (ex.: telephone, email, chat, text message, etc.).
Behaviour of an individual who seeks physical contact with non-consenting individuals in public places. For example, attempting to rub one’s sexual organs against strangers on the bus.
An assault perpetrated by more than one assailant.