Someone you know has been affected by sexualized violence - whether you know it or not. One-in-three women and one-in-six men are victimized. Could you help someone who has experienced it?
Now is the time to learn.
What causes sexual violence?
In order to prevent sexualized violence we first have to gain an understanding of the causes of this form of violence. Sexual violence and sexual assault are not about sex but an expression of power and dominance. Click here to learn more.
What you can do
Sexualized violence affects all of us. Whether we are survivors, whether someone we know is a survivor, it affects our sense of safety and can affect how people perceive us. Only by working together will we create a society free of sexualized violence. Click here to find out what you can do.
Project Respect is the prevention initiative of the Women's Sexual Assault Centre. This award-winning program focuses on youth ages 14-19 and has been recognized across Canada for its innovative approach to prevention. Project Respect
Other prevention links
There are other programs that deal with different aspects of violence prevention and healthy relationships. Click here to learn more about these programs.