Sexual violence is any unwanted sexual act or activity.  It includes rape, sexual assault, child sexual abuse (CSA), sexual harassment, female genital mutilation, trafficking, sexual exploitation, and ritual abuse.
Sexual violence can be perpetrated by a stranger or by someone known and even trusted, including a friend, colleague, family member, partner or ex-partner.
Sexual violence can happen to anyone. No-one ever deserves or asks for it to happen.

For help and support use the following links for more information;

Synergy Essex
Rape Crisis England and Wales.

For reporting please use the following links;

Essex Police