Tag: Sexual assault
Nine Canberra women have been chosen as the recipients of the 2021 YWCA Canberra Great Ydeas grants, providing them the opportunity to pursue their passions and improve the community.
The ACT Government will set up three more working groups to focus on sexual assault prevention, response, and law reform.
Elizabeth Lee MLA says most people who experience stealthing have no idea that it could be considered sexual assault. Image: Kerrie Brewer
A bill to explicitly outlaw stealthing, the non-consensual removal of a condom during sex, will today be presented by Canberra Liberals leader Elizabeth Lee.
Despite fewer police reports, anecdotal evidence from other services in recent weeks indicates higher demand for help from sexual assault survivors.
Readers are advised that this article contains discussions of sex, sexual assault and rape culture. Envisioning a world where Australian universities are free from sexual violence and stigmatisation, The STOP Campaign began in Canberra...
The ACT Government has provided the support services of victims of crimes with a short-term funding boost after dramatic increases in reports of family violence, sexual assault and stalking strained their resources. Victim...
ACT Policing has launched an online portal for reporting instances of historical sexual assault. The portal will allow victims to fill out an online form to report instances of sexual assault that happened...
Sexual assault and family violence support organisations in the ACT remain open while demand for their services increases due to COVID-19 restrictions.