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  1. Sexual violence

    Sexual violence is any sexual act or attempt to obtain a sexual act by violence or coercion, unwanted sexual comments or advances, acts to traffic a person or acts directed against a person's sexuality, regardless of the relationship to the victim. It occurs in times of peace and armed conflict situations, is widespread and is considered to be one of the most traumatic, pervasive, and most common human rights violations. Sexual violence is a serious public health problem and has a profound short or long-term impact on physical and mental health, such as an increased risk of sexual and reproductive health problems or an increased risk of suicide or HIV infection. Murder occurring either during a sexual assault or as a result of an honor killing in response to a sexual assault is also a factor of sexual violence. Though women and girls suffer disproportionately from these aspects, sexual violence can occur to anybody at any age; it is an act of violence that can be perpetrated by parents, caregivers, acquaintances and strangers, as well as intimate partners.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sexual violence in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sexual violence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of sexual violence in a Sentence

  1. Michael Schill:

    I have forcefully articulated the view that, under my leadership, we will not tolerate sexual violence at the University of Oregon. We have put in place ambitious programs aimed at educating students and staff about how to prevent sexual assaults from happening, although these issues predate my joining the university, there is no doubt that this incident was a tragedy and marked a very difficult time at UO. We have worked hard to build bridges, and I am pleased to say that I enjoy an open dialog with Professor Freyd.

  2. Kansas State spokesman Steve Logback:

    The university has a strong policy prohibiting discrimination, including sexual violence, and provides a multitude of resources and assistance to students.

  3. Erika Butner:

    Right now we all need to be focused on getting better. Not hiding on social media, participating in or being aware of actions that are disrespectful and harmful to other Marines. we will not be silenced. As a rape survivor I can tell you that this exact behavior leads to the normalization of sexual harassment and even sexual violence.

  4. Monica Roa:

    In El Salvador, the recommendation to postpone pregnancy is offensive to women and even more ridiculous in the context of strict abortion laws and high levels of sexual violence against girls and women.

  5. Rigoberta Menchu:

    The bravery of these Mayan women has allowed the silence and impunity surrounding sexual violence to be broken after more than 30 years.

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