This relationship may be a dating relationship, a blind date or "hook up." They may know one another well or only briefly.
Child sexual abuse can be perpetrated by another child, a young person, or an adult. Female Genital Mutilation: Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the term used to refer to the removal of part, or all, of the female genitalia. The procedure consists of clitoridectomy (where all, or part of, the clitoris is removed), excision (removal of all, or part of, the labia minora), and cutting of the labia majora to create raw surfaces, which are then stitched or held together in order to form a cover over the vagina when they heal. Many drugs have been used for this purpose; some of the more common are Rohypnol, GHB and Ketamine.However, it must be pointed out, that although these drugs are used for sexual violence, alcohol remains the most common substance used to subdue victims.Incest: Sexual abuse that is committed by one family member against another.Also called familial sexual abuse, incest can be committed by a parent, sibling, other family member, or an unrelated person living with, or treated as part of the family. Intimate Partner Sexual Violence (IPSV): When rape/sexual assault occurs between two people who have or have had a consensual sexual relationship it is understood as Intimate Partner Sexual Violence.