Q: What is the #HSH Pledge?
A: The #HSH Pledge is your promise to not tolerate sexual abuse, molestation rape or harassment of any kind. This agreement also means that you are willing to informing atthorites if you are aware of such behavoirs taking place.
Q: How can I help the #HSH campaign?
A: Take the pledge and donate. Donating to #HealingSecretHurts will allow us to bring our cause to more cites and provide access to our materials free of charge for those who cannot afford them.
Q: What is sexual molestation?
A: Sexual abuse, also referred to as molestation, is usually undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another. When force is immediate, of short duration, or infrequent, it is called sexual assault. The offender is referred to as a sexual abuser or (often pejoratively) molester.
Q:What is child molestation
A: Child sexual abuse or child molestation is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation.
Q: What is sexual assault and sexual abuse?
Q: What is Rape
A: Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person’s consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority, or against a person who is incapable of giving valid consent, such as one who is unconscious, incapacitated, has an intellectual disability or is below the legal age of consent.
Q: What is Incest?
A: Sexual intercourse between persons so closely related that they are forbidden by law to marry. This act is most commonly unwarnted. Child victims of incest are typically very young and victimized by an older family member.
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