Sexual Assault -
Reduce Your Risk
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Ways to Reduce your Risk of Sexual Assault


Avoiding Dangerous Situations

While you can never completely protect yourself from sexual assault, there are some things you can do to help reduce your risk of being assaulted.


Safety Planning

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted or is in an abusive relationship, there are things to consider when thinking about safety. 


How can I protect my child from sexual assault?

While there is no sure-fire way to protect your child from all dangers, there are some steps that you can take to help reduce the risk of a sexual assault.

 

In a Social Situation

Here are some tips to help reduce your risk of being assaulted in social situations.


If Someone is Pressuring You

If someone is pressuring you, it is important to remember that being in this situation is not your fault...here are some things that you can try.


What can Men Do?

The majority of those who commit sexual assaults are men.  Even so, it is important to remember that the vast majority of men are not rapists.