You’re in a busy bar after work. A man walks up to the woman next to you and starts talking. Suddenly he’s putting his hand up her skirt. She tries to move away and is clearly uncomfortable.
This is sexual assault and it’s illegal.
Explore another scenario
Explore the scenarios below to see how you could put these ways to intervene safely into practice.
Controlling and coercive behaviour
You’ve noticed your friend becoming more withdrawn since she started dating her partner. She rarely goes out anymore and constantly puts herself down.
You’re on the bus home from work. You see a young woman being catcalled and harassed by a man.
Your friend is uploading nudes of his ex-girlfriend on social media to deliberately hurt and embarrass her.
You have every right to report abuse to the police if you see or experience it, if you are a bystander make sure you ask the victim what they want you to do.