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Consent to Sexual Activity

Includes information on the requirements for consent to sexual activity, including age.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "My partner was drunk or high and forced me to have sex."
  • "I agreed to have sex, but then I changed my mind when it started to feel uncomfortable."
  • "I was drinking at a party and blacked out. I think I was sexually assaulted."
  • "I was sexually assaulted when I was a child, but I never reported it."

Legal Services and Information

Records for Consent to Sexual Activity
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Fem'aide - Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence - Fem'aide - Ligne de soutien pour les femmes touchées par la violence Free, confidential 24-hour support and crisis line for French-speaking women in Ontario supports and connects survivors of violence to community services victims and survivors of…
University of Ottawa - Community Legal Clinic Student Legal Aid Services Society clinic staffed by students and supervised by lawyers provides legal services to low-income members of the community conducts legal education…
JusticeNet Non-profit organization links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to obtain…
Legal Line Free legal answers covering 2,100 topics on provincial and federal laws available by website referrals publishes legal guides and Your Guide to Canadian Law

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services