Suzan Gencay, Solicitor, Victoria Legal Aid
Sexual offences include rape, assault with intent to rape, indecent assault, incest, administering drugs to enable sexual penetration, sexual offences against young people and offences against people with impaired mental functioning. The Victorian Police Code of Practice gives priority to the medical and emotional needs of the victim.
This section includes the following topics:
- What is sexual assault?
- Sexual offences
- Sexual offences against children
- Sexual offences against people with a cognitive impairment or mental illness
- Sexual harassment
- Reporting a sexual offence
- Going to court
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