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About Abuse

Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

Sexual abuse, sexual assault, rape, and sexual exploitation are all too common in abusive relationships. However, oftentimes, these forms of abuse are the least talked-about. In this section, you will find information on sexual assault committed by strangers or acquaintances, sexual assault committed within intimate relationships, including by a spouse (known as marital rape), statutory rape, and forced prostitution.

Information about sexual assault and rape.

Information about rape by a spouse or intimate partner.

Information about prostitution and sexual exploitation.