Sexual Assault

YOUR RIGHTS AND THE LAW

Sexual Assault booklet coverThis resource has information for women and girls who have been sexually assaulted including:

  • What sexual assault means;
  • Getting medical help and counselling after a sexual assault;
  • Reporting to the police; and
  • Legal process and your rights.

There is also a ‘contacts’ section to assist you finding help.

There is a glossary of legal terms towards the end too. Flick to the glossary if you are looking for the meaning of a word used in BOLD text.

NSW law is used in this booklet. If you are in another state or territory of Australia you can find information about the law in your state at the National Sexual Assault and Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service 1800 RESPECT, see the Contacts page.

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