Tag: sexual violence

9 Myths About Sexual Violence

The conversation about sexual violence has become more prominent in recent years, which is important in raising awareness and holding abusers accountable. However, there are several harmful myths about sexual violence that tend to circulate and make it harder for…

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What to Know If/When Reporting a Sexual Assault

Survivors of sexual assault have options in deciding how they want to proceed after an assault. One of those options is to pursue justice in the legal system, through law enforcement and the courts. Reporting a sexual assault is a…

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Legislative Update: Domestic and Sexual Violence in Missouri Law

The domestic and sexual violence movement had some big wins in the latest legislative session, held from January 6- May 13, thanks to MCADSV’s advocacy. Ten bills were passed by the Missouri General Assembly that addressed issues involving domestic and sexual…

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About Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault and Violence Sexual violence or assault is non-consensual conduct of a sexual nature. It encompasses a wide range of sexually violent acts that includes sexual harassment, voyeurism, exposure, sexual exploitation, sexual assault, rape, forcible sodomy, incest, child sexual…

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