Sexual violence or assault is any unwanted, forced, or coerced sexual act or behavior. Assault can take many forms (physical, verbal, visual, etc.) and is rooted in power and control.
Sexual Violence and Assault
Sexual violence and assault can happen to you regardless of your gender, race, age, class, or sexual orientation. No one is entitled to another person’s body, even if the person is under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Sexual assault varies, it can include:
- Rape or forced sexual intercourse
- Date rape
- Marital rape
- Attempted rape
- Forced kissing
- Child sexual abuse
- Sexual exploitation
- Sexual violence
- Unwanted sexual contact or exposure
- Abusing power for sexual acts
Medical Exams – If you have been physically hurt, injured, or raped and need medical attention or choose to have a medical exam, please click here.
Get the Help You Are Looking For
There are many options for help, and it is up to you to decide. Day One will help support you in your decisions. Speak with an advocate from Day One today by call the Minnesota Day One Crisis Line 1-866-223-1111 to speak with an advocate (interpreters are available), text 612-399-9995, or click the CHAT NOW button on this site to connect with a Day One advocate. A Day One advocate is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you.
If you are in immediate danger, call 911.