You have the right not to report to law enforcement. You have the right to confidentiality or to speak out and be a voice for others. Trained advocates provide support including medical and legal accompaniment as well as other services.
Telling someone is often the first step toward help, healing and hope..
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Sexual assault, a violent and devastating crime, it affects men, women, and children of all races, ages, and economic situations. Anyone can be a victim.
An offender can be a friend, date, husband, neighbor, babysitter, stranger, family member. Maybe he’s your friend, your brother or brother-in-law, your cousin, co-worker, gym partner or fishing buddy. You’ve noticed that he interrupts her, criticizes her family, yells at her, or scares her.
You’ve noticed that he interrupts her, criticizes her family, yells at her, or scares her. You hope that when they’re alone, it isn’t worse. The way he treats her makes you uncomfortable, but you don’t want to make him mad or lose his friendship. What can you do?
DO THE RIGHT THING
When the community embraces victims’ services, life is better for all citizens.