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“I believe you.” How to support survivors of sexual violence

Family and relationship care

Many survivors of sexual violence choose not to report (or withdraw reports of) their abuse because they fear they won't be believed. If someone tells you about their sexual assault, let them know that you believe and reassure them and that it's not their fault.

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Why we need to talk about sexual consent

Family and relationship care

Sexual consent is an agreement to participate in a sexual activity. Consenting and asking for consent is all about setting your personal boundaries and respecting those of your partner and checking in if things aren’t clear.

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Signs your child may not be coping

Family and relationship care

Some children and young people might show signs that domestic and family violence is affecting them and others may keep their feelings inside. It’s important that you can recognise the signs that your child may not be coping.

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