The decision to report can be a big one. For some people it will be really important step and for others it may not be a step they want to take now or ever. What is most important is that you make the decision that is best for you.
If you want to report there is information and support out there for you…
- If you would like to know about what happens when you report download an outline here.
- For in-depth information on reporting you can read the Rights of Women “From Report to Court: A handbook for adult survivors of sexual violence” here: Rights of Women Handbook
- If you would like to talk to someone about reporting an Independent Sexual Violence Adviser (ISVA) will be able to help. You can find out more about them here.
- It is also possible to sue someone who has abused you for criminal damages. This would mean going through the Civil Court rather than the Crown Court. For more information on this click here.
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