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The term “sexual violence” is an an all-encompassing, non-legal term that refers to crimes like sexual assault, rape, and sexual abuse. Many of these crimes can be described as the ones below:

  • Sexual Assault
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Assault of Men and Boys
  • Intimate Partner Sexual Violence
  • Incest
  • Drug-Faciliated Sexual Assault
  • Alcohol Facilitated Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Elder Sexual Abuse
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Prisoner Rape
  • Sexual Abuse of People with Disabilities


Do not keep your suffering to yourself, find someone that you trust to talk to about your situation. That person, whether friend, family member, clergy, or counselor, can listen to your problems and help you to find other solutions for what is going on in your life right now.

You can always call the toll-free Rape, Abuse, & Incest National (RAINN) Network 1-800-656-4673

South Dakota Helpline Center at 1-877-988-5559, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The service is available to anyone and all calls are confidential.
RAINN also has information on if you or someone you know is being abused:  To reach these resources, please visit the website RAINN

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