Sexual violence is a gendered crime.
In 2017, women and girls made up 83% of victims of recorded sexual assaults in Queensland. QSAN services provide specialist sexual assault counselling and support to women who have been impacted by sexual assault at some time in their lives. If you have been impacted by sexual assault, rape or sexual violence, it's not your fault. Our support services will listen to you and they will believe you.
- What is sexual assault?
- What is consent?
- Recent sexual assault - your options
- Your body, your choice
- Coping with the impacts of trauma
- Self-care after sexual assault
- Impacts of Trauma
- Making sense of your emotions
- Healthy relationships
- Sex and intimacy
- Sex and intimacy after trauma
- What now?
- Healthy boundaries
- Technology facilitated violence against women
Age does not protect someone from abuse. Sadly, as people get older they can also become more vulnerable. Elder Sexual Abuse (ELSA) is any kind of unwanted sexual behaviour, language, or activity that makes an older person feel uncomfortable, frightened, or threatened. It is about power not sex.