Domestic violence occurs in all social categories and is about different abusive behaviors to establish control and power of one person against another in a domestic environment (example: home).
Sexual assault refers to a pattern of behavior that includes rape and various forms of physical sexual contact without the consent of the victim.
HELP SOMEONE ELSE
There are different ways that you can help and support a loved one who has experienced domestic violence and / or sexual assault.
A person's immigration status can be used as a weapon to continue to exercise control and power over them. However, there are resources to protect immigrant survivors of abuse.
Here you will find a list of resources in the city of Spokane.