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The following is part of our project “Increasing Access to Justice for Older Adult Victims of Sexual Assault: A Capacity Building Approach”, funded by the Justice Canada Victims Fund.Learn more about this project or consult the full list of resources

cover factsheet sexualabuseeao

'WHAT IS SEXUAL ABUSE OF OLDER ADULTS?
Sexual Abuse is “non-consensual sexual contact of any kind with an older adult. Sexual contact with any person incapable of giving consent is also considered sexual abuse.” (Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), 2012

This Fact Sheet covers the essential points such as signs, related laws, where to report, where to get help etc

Source: Elder Abuse Ontario