DENI BELH?AT'IN

Yeqox Nilin Justice Society provides support services to help guide victims through the process of healing trauma specifically form Sexual Assault

 

WHAT IS SEXUAL ASSAULT (DENI TS'EDILCHUD)?

Sexual Assault is defined as unwanted sexual contact.
Sexual assault takes may forms including attacks such as rape or attempted rape, as well as ay unwanted sexual contact or threat.

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WHAT DOES SEXUAL ASSAULT INCLUDE?

  • Any type of sexual contact with someone who cannot consent

  • Any Type of sexual contact with someone who does not consent

  • Rape

  • Attempted rape

  • Sexual coercion

  • Sexual Contact with a child

  • Fondling or unwanted touching above or under clothes 

  • Sexual assault can also be verbal, visual, or non-contact. It is anything that forces a person to join in unwanted sexual activities or attention. Other examples include:

  • Voyeurism, or peeping (when someone watches private sexual acts without consent)

  • Exhibitionism (when someone exposes himself or herself in public

  • Sexual Harassment or threats

  • Forcing someone to pose for sexual pictures

  • Sending someone unwanted texts or "sexts" (texting sexual photos o messages)

OUR DEPARTMENT WILL ASSIST:

  • Sexually assaulted victims with healing/safety plan

  • moral supports

  • Services provided to the six Tsilhqot'in communities & Ulkatcho

This program is intended as a support system for the victim. It is not intended to be, and cannot be relied upon as, legal advice.

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