Definitions for "Sexual Assault"
forced sexual contact. Someone can be forced into sexual activity physically (beatings, overpowering, restraining), emotionally (threats, peer pressure, guilt), or through drugs (someone whose judgment is impaired or who is passed out cannot always stop unwanted sexual activity from taking place.)
is a form of sexual harassment and can range from fondling someone without their consent to serious acts of physical violence.
a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat; "most states have replaced the common law definition of rape with statutes defining sexual assault"
a traumatic experience and ought to be treated as such, with support from friends, family and professionals
Keywords:  assailant, criminal, even, act, known
a criminal act even if the assailant is known to you