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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 factsheetforolderadultsAs part of our Access to Justice project, lead researcher Myrna Dawson and research assistant Amy Peirone have created a pair of fact sheets, one for caregivers, friends, and families, and one for older adults. This factsheet was designed for older adults, to help them stay safe, and provide supportive information and useful resources. This factsheet addresses:

  • What is sexual abuse?
  • Who are the most likely perpetrators?
  • Common feelings and reactions after being harmed sexually
  • What to do to stay safe from abuse and increase one's safety
  • Additional provincial and territorial resources 


See also:
Sexual Abuse of Older Adults - A Factsheet for Caregivers, Service Providers, Friends and Families

 

 

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