Sexual Assault 

When sharing your traumatic experiences of Sexual Assault, it is helpful to know: White Buffalo Calf Women's Society offers support to ALL who have been traumatized by Sexual Assault, whether or not the crime was reported to Law Enforcement.

  • Sexual Assault can happen to anyone, child or adult, male or female.

  • Sexual Assault happens when a person does not or is unable to give consent to any type of Sexual Acts.

  • Sexual Assault takes place when someone is coerced, or the use/or threat of force is adamant.

  • Sexual Assault is a deliberate act of violence and an expression of power, control and domination over another being.

 

 

Services WBCWS offers:

  • Crisis Counseling

  • Crisis Hotline

  • Advocacy (Legal, Medical, Housing, Transportation, Clothing, Personal)

  • Information/Referral

  • Assistance filing Compensation Claims

  • Culturally Based Retreats/Inipis

  • Support Groups: Sexual Assault, Parents/Guardians whose child(ren) were Sexually Assaulted 

 

Talking about the Sexual Assault is the first and one of the hardest steps in healing from the pain of abuse.  You are not to blame yourself for the assault no matter how it occurred or how you responded to the assault. No one ever has the right to abuse you for any reason.

 

You are not alone:

  • 34.1% or 1 in 4 Native American women will be raped in their lifetime:

  • 92% of Native American girls who were on a date, was forced to have sex:

  • 44% (probably higher) of victims are under the age of 18:

  • 47% (probably higher) of rapists are a relative, friend/or acquaintance:

  • 1 in 6 males will be Sexually Assaulted in their lifetime:

  • Nearly 70% of all Sexual Assaults are never reported to Law Enforcement.


Support Groups:

Sexual Assault Survivors Healing Circle

Wednesday 3pm—4pm and 6pm-7pm

Contact: Christine Sully

Call for transportation and childcare at least the day before 

 Websites for Reference                         
 

Office of Victims of Crime: http://www.ovc.gov/

 

Department of Justice: https://www.justice.gov/

 

Youth Alive: http://www.youthalive.org/

Engaging Youth and Men:  http://engagingmen.futureswithoutviolence.org/

 

Wica Agli: http://www.wicaagli.org/

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