sexual assault on women

Definition

Any sexual act committed against a non-consenting woman, even if she does not show signs of resistance, with the exception of rape.

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Source(s)

European Commission (2010). Feasibility study to assess the possibilities, opportunities and needs to standardise national legislation on violence against women, violence against children and sexual orientation violence.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1373