The word rape is often associated with a violent assault by a stranger. Although this does happen, the majority of rape and sexual assault happens where two people know and trust each other, they could be friends, partners, family members or know each other from school, college or work.
Anyone who has been pressured to have sex without giving their consent has been raped.
Rape is sex without consent. It does not make a difference whether the people know each other or not, or what relationship they have.
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Any other form of physical closeness that happens without consent is known as sexual assault.
Sexual assault can include; unwanted touching, forcing oral sex, watching other people having sex, ‘sexting' - texting sexual images, forcing involvement in watching or making pornography or sexual bullying.
Sexual bullying is one person or a group of people doing or saying things to pressure another person in to having sex or being physical close when they don't want to. Sexual bullying can include:
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