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Equity Office

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

Sexual Assault

Forcible sex offenses are defined to include any sexual act directed against another person, forcibly and/or against that person’s will; or not forcibly or against the person’s will where the victim is incapable of giving consent. Non-forcible sex offenses include unlawful, non-forcible sexual intercourse, incent and statutory rape. Examples of sexual assault under this policy include, but are not limited to the following behaviors or attempted behaviors when consent is not present:

  • Rape
  • Non-consensual sexual intercourse (vaginal, anal, oral) 
  • Oral Sex
  • Penetration of an orifice (anal, vaginal, oral) with the penis, finger, or other object
  • Unwanted/forcible fondling or touching of the genitals, buttocks, breast or other body part
  • Coercion or force to make someone else touch one's genitals, buttocks, breast or other body part
  • Inducing consent through drugs or alcohol
  • Engaging in sexual activity with a person who is unable to provide consent due to the influence of drugs, alcohol or other condition



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