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​​​​​​​​Sexual Assault Prevention & Response

 Virginia National Guard is committed eradicating incidents of sexual assault by instituting policy and program that focus on increasing awareness through prevention and education, victim centered support, intimidation free reporting, thorough investigation and accountability for those who commit sexual crimes

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Definitions

Sexual harassment is a form of gender discrimination that involves unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature between the same or opposite genders.

Sexual Assault is categorized as intentional sexual contact characterized by use of force, threats, intimidation, or abuse of authority or when the victim does not or cannot consent. Sexual assault includes rape, forcible sodomy (oral or anal sex), and other unwanted sexual contact that is aggravated, abusive, or wrongful (including unwanted and inappropriate sexual contact), or attempts to commit these acts. [Source: Glossary, DoDD 6495.01, 23 Jan 12]

  

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To report a sexual assault please contact the following:

 

 

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  • Commander's Toolbox
  • Victim Advocate Toolbox
  • Victim Support
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