What is sexual violence

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Sexual violence is considered to be any behaviour of a sexual nature that is carried out without the other person’s consent. It includes conduct such as indecent exposure, obscene words, groping and rape. Although all genders can be affected, in most cases women are the victims and men the perpetrators.

Substantiated information by:

Lluïsa García Esteve
Teresa Echeverría

Published: 22 July 2021
Updated: 20 September 2021


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