Sexual assault is a severe, punishable act that should not be taken lightly. Maybe you hooked up with someone while you were drunk. Maybe a stranger touched you inappropriately in passing. Maybe you were pressured into having sex with your partner.
The purpose of the organization was to bring attention to the issue of violence against women as well as to establish the first helpline and services for female survivors of domestic violence in Russia. ANNA provides free psychological and legal aid to victims of violence against women. ANNA main objectives are: - to develop awareness of the issues of violence against women in Russia as a human rights violation; - to develop the national model of support system for women suffering from different forms of violence; - to cooperate with governmental agencies at the federal and at the local levels in order to improve the system of state response to violence against women through legislative and structural changes; -to create environment of zero tolerance to violence against women in the society; -to address violence against women as a human rights violation. ANNA has two units.
Find out more about cookies and your privacy in our policy. There are many myths around what constitutes sexual assault, so find out the facts. Sexual assault is any unwanted sexual behaviour that makes a person feel uncomfortable, threatened or scared. It covers:.