Sexual Assault 101
What is Sexual Assault?
- Sexual assault is any unwanted sexual contact including verbal, emotional, and physical acts. Sexual assault can be unwanted sexual comments, touching, and/or penetration of any part of the body.
- Rape is among the most under-reported crimes in America. Sexual assault happens to 1 in 4 women in Colorado. Read more statistics here and here.
- Anyone can be a victim (and a survivor) of Sexual Assault regardless of gender age, race, class, education, sexual orientation, gender expression, socio-economic status or other defining characteristics.