Identifying victims


Sexual violence can have psychological, emotional, and physical effects on a survivor. These effects are not always easy to deal with, but with the right help and support they can be managed. Learning more can help you find the best form of care to begin the healing process. Victims of sexual violence keep quiet about their situation many times. Some of the reasons for this is because they are embarrassed and they do not want to be associated with such a thing. But the larger concerns are when the aggressors threaten them to not disclose the violence. This is specially true in most cases of child sexual abuse, where the aggressor is someone known to the child and tells the child that there is nothing wrong in what is happening, or that nobody will believe the child if the child speaks out. Here, we are listing as many indicators among victims as possible. It may still not be applicable in some cases, when you will have to use your own observation and suspicions to act.