Sexual Assault Awareness Week May 13-17, 2019

This week, May 13-17, is Saskatchewan Sexual Assault Awareness Week.

Sexual assault is…
* about power and control, not sex
*NEVER the fault of the victim
*a criminal offence
*any sexual behavior or contact forced upon someone without their consent

Consent is…
*words or actions that show a person agrees to any type of sexual activity
*always freely given (not pressured), on-going, and can be withdrawn at any time
*the responsibility of the initiator
*not assumed because of a person’s past sexual history or choice of clothing
*not given if the person is drunk, high, passed out or sleeping
16 years of age (exceptions are described on SASSk.ca

Where to go near you:

Estevan Area : Envision Counselling & Support Centre
1-800-214-7083

Regina Area : Regina Sexual Assault Centre
1-306-8522-2777

Yorkton Area : SIGN
1-306-783-9409

Melfort Area : north East Outreach and Support Services
1-800-611-6349

Saskatoon Area : Saskatoon Sexual Assault & Info Centre
1-306-244-2224

Prince Albert Area : PA Sexual Assault Program
1-306-764-1011

North Battleford Area : Battlefords & Area Sexual Assault Counselling
1-306-445-0055

Kindersley Area : West Central Crisis & Family Support Centre
1-306-463-6655

La Ronge Area : Piwapan Women’s Centre
1-306-425-4090

 

Credits to SASS (Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan) sassk.ca