Self-reported sexual assault in Canada, 2014 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X201700114842

Description: This Juristat article uses self-reported data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization) to present information on sexual assault in Canada, including sexual attacks, unwanted sexual touching and sexual activity where the victim was unable to consent. This article examines the characteristics of sexual assault victims and their perceptions of safety, and the characteristics of sexual assault offenders and incidents. The emotional and physical consequences of sexual assault, in addition to reporting sexual assault to the police and the reasons for not reporting, are also discussed.
Issue Number: 2017001
Author(s): Conroy, Shana; Cotter, Adam

Main Product: Juristat

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