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Sexual Assault & Anti-Violence Information

Sexual Assault

Sexual acts that occur by force, threat, surprise, intimidation, or by taking advantage of someone's inability to consent.

The term "sexual assault" is a broad term that includes many acts. Cases of rape also fit the broader definition of sexual assault, but not all sexual assault cases meet the definition of rape.

Sexual assault: Intentionally touching a non-consenting person's intimate body parts, forcing a non-consenting person to touch intimate body parts, or sexual intercourse without consent or by force (rape).

Rape: Sexual intercourse by force or where the victim is incapable of giving consent because of age, temporary incapacity i.e. drunk or intoxicated), or permanent mental/physical incapacity. Forcible sodomy and the non-consensual penetration of another with a foreign object is also rape.

More than four out of five times people are assaulted or raped by someone they know. It could be an acquaintance. It could be a friend. It could be a date. It could be a family member.

Men too experience rape. The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey states: 1 in 71 men have been raped in their lifetime.

The Code-R Exam is given at the Cache Valley Specialty Hospital by Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners. If you need an exam you may request one at the Emergency Room Entrance located at: 2380 North 400 East, North Logan. If you would like to call ahead and save wait time the phone number is (435)713-9700. SAAVI is also able to make these arrangements and provide an escort through USUPD if you would like.

More questions? Email saaviinfo@aggiemail.usu.edu or call 435.797.1510