Many myths and prejudices surround sexual assaults. According to you, what follows true or false?
63% of abusers have an active sex life.
97% of abusers do not have a serious mental health disorder.
In more than 80% of cases, the aggressor is known to the victim.
It is normal to want to please and it does not justify in any case that we make a gesture of violence.
1 in 7 women are sexually assaulted by their lover.
Everything is a question of consent. If she did not want to do something, it's a sexual assault.
Only 1 in 10 women will file a complaint. A lot of girls and women are silent.
Our body reacts when it is stimulated or touched. It can happen that our body likes what we do to him and that's all normal. However, deep down we do not like it because we did not want it. If stimulations or touching are not consenting, it remains a sexual assault.
This is a myth because nothing proves that it is part of a factor to homosexuality.
Any unwanted sexual advances (jokes, looks, fondling) that make the other uncomfortable is a sexual harassment.
A person who has sex drive while talking or seeing someone is able to restrain themselves from having sex. This person does not have the right to attack to satisfy his/her need, she/he only has to masturbate if she/he does think she/he can't control it.
The aggressor uses sexuality to dominate, humiliate and degrade the victim. It is the need of control who is present and not the presence of sexual urges. This is the reason why one can ne assaulted at any age.
No matter ehat the victim was able to say or do, the one and only person in charges is the one who did not respect the consent and who took the action. Everyone should be able to hitchhike, go out late at night, walk in a poorly lit street, be in consumption, dress seductively without fear of being attacked. The aggressor is responsible for his actions.
Despite popular belief, the are very few false allegations of sexual assault. In fact, the are as many as all other crimes, which is about 2%.