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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an effort to educate the public about the crime, its consequences, and how to prevent it.
Sexual assault occurs when a person forces you to participate in sexual contact without your consent. It can have devastating and long-lasting effects on a victim, but victims should try to remember that legal protections are in place to help them on their road to recovery.
Here are five tips for sexual assault victims to keep in mind when seeking help from the legal system:
To learn more about sex-related offenses, you may want to explore FindLaw's section on Sex Crimes.