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Contact

“Rape is not use of force, it is lack of consent” – Katherine Ariano, SANE Program Manager, Duke University Health System

Definitions

Throughout this site, you will see a variety of terms being used. While there are variations, especially in research articles and state laws, below are some general definitions for some of the key terms.

Youth

This website is especially designed to provide resources for youth ages 12-17 and for the adults who care for them. For these purposes, the term youth will generally refer to people in this age group.
Consent

Consent is when all involved are in harmony.

“Consent to one act is not consent to all acts”. – Unknown

Sexual Harassment

Comments and/or behaviors of a sexual nature that are non-consensual and without physical contact. Examples include catcalling, sexist jokes, showing unwanted pornography, and sending unwanted sexually graphic texts and photographs.
Rape

Sexual Assault/Sexual Violence

It’s unfortunate. Title IX is rather simple: don’t discriminate on the basis of sex.” – Birch Bayh, Author, Title IX of the Higher Education Act of 1965
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