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April- Sexual assault awareness month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month


Every April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month strives to be a voice of the victims of sexual abuse and violence. The mission is to increase awareness about sexual violence worldwide and educate communities on how to prevent it. The term “sexual assault” is an umbrella term that includes all of the following:


✔️Rape

✔️Molestation

✔️Unwanted sexual contact of any other form

✔️Sexual harassment

✔️Incest

✔️Child Sexual Abuse

✔️Sexual violence, even with an intimate partner

✔️Sexual exploitation

✔️Human trafficking

✔️Voyeurism


If you or anyone you know is experiencing any of these or experiences them in the future, call the police. Sexual assault is a crime, and no one should take it lightly. Do not be afraid to speak out if this happens to you.

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Helplines Finland

Nollalinja Tel. 080 005 005 Open: every day

Help with sexual violence

Rape Crisis Centre Tukinainen Tel. 0800 97899

Help in stopping violent behaviour

Miehen Linja Tel. 09 276 62 899 E-mail: kontakti(at)lyomatonlinja.fi



Trauma and mental health

If you have experienced violence or traumatic situations, you are at risk of post-traumatic stress disorder. In such situations, you should seek help from health experts



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