Consent Is A Freely Given Agreement To The Conduct At Issue

“Sexual assault” is defined as intentional sexual contact, characterized by use of force, threats, intimidation, abuse of power or where the victim cannot or cannot consent. A current or previous relationship as a person or the type of clothing of the person involved in the sexually involved sexual behaviour with the accused does not constitute consent. “consent,” distinctive terms or acts that indicate free consent to the sexual conduct in question of a competent person. The expression of the absence of consent by words or behaviour means that there is no consent. Lack of verbal or physical resistance or use of force, threat of violence or fear of another person does not constitute consent. DoD Safe HelpRoom Accommodations Ongoing Males Survivor Sessions The DoD Safe Helpline organizes every Sunday from 1300-1500 is Safe HelpRoom meetings for the military. These sessions provide a confidential and anonymous space for men to connect and share their experiences with other survivors. Safe HelpRoom is a secure and moderate online group discussion service where survivors of sexual assault can find peer support through military sexual assault. For more information and to attend meetings, please visit www.safehelproom.org Our mission is to provide victims and survivors of sexual assault with quality services and support that builds resilience and confidence in the information process, whether they submit a limited or comprehensive report. DoD Safe Helpline Self-Paced Online ProgramThis resource has been specially designed for service members who may have been sexually assaulted or sexually abused before entering military service, but benefit anyone who wants to build resilience after a trauma. Find it on safehelpline.org or The Safe Helpline app for easy access, 24/7: www.safehelpline.org/building-hope-and-resiliency reporting options: In accordance with the SaPR (Sexual Assault Prevention and Response) policy, service members and their adult military members have two reporting options – restricted reporting and unlimited reporting.