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Have you experienced sexual abuse, assault or harassment? Get confidential support from a hotline in Capital District, Colombia

Sexual abuse is the use of coercion, force, or unequal positions to make you engage in any form of unwanted sexual activity. Anyone in Capital District, Colombia – women, men or children – can be a victim of sexual abuse. Sexual abuse is a form of sexual violence, which includes sexual assault, such as rape or unwanted touching, and sexual harassment, which is unwelcome, intimidating or offensive sexual behavior.

If you are a victim of sexual violence, talking through your experience can help. Reach out to any of 1 hotlines that support with sexual abuse, assault and harassment in Capital District, Colombia if you experienced:

Examples of sexual violence:

  • Sexual photos or videos being posted online without your consent
  • An organ or an object being put into your vagina (rape), or anus or mouth (sodomy), without your consent
  • Being filmed or photographed nude or in a sexually explicit way without your permission
  • Rape by more than one person (gang rape) or rape by the same person over a period of time (serial rape)
  • Being kissed or touched without your consent or being made, by coercion or force, to touch or kiss someone
  • Being coerced, threatened or forced to perform any sort of sexual activity
  • Being exposed to a violent, hurtful sexual act without your permission
  • Being used sexually while you were very drunk, drugged, unconscious, or unable to say NO

Effects of sexual violence:

  • A decline in your physical and mental health
  • Minimizing the abuse as not being as severe as someone else’s
  • Avoidance of anything that reminds you of the sexual abuse
  • Feeling unsafe and scared that it would happen again
  • Feeling dirty, damaged, and broken
  • Having flashbacks about the sexual abuse
  • Feeling overwhelmed with a range of emotions, like anger, fear, numbness
  • Having nightmares about the sexual abuse you experienced

As a victim of sexual violence you could be feeling furious, desperate, revengeful, hopeless, and empty, all at the same time. This is a perfectly normal response to such a traumatizing event.

After surviving sexual violence, you might believe no one will understand your feelings. However, there are people in Capital District, Colombia who will give their best to understand you. Speaking freely about what you experienced could help you heal faster.

For free and confidential support with sexual assault, abuse and harassment, consider contacting a hotline in Capital District, Colombia today.


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