Where it happens

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Sexual violence can take place in different situations and places attended by the victim:

  • in the victim’s home;
  • in the offender’s home;
  • in their joint residence, that is, where the victim lives with the offender;
  • in the victim’s school;
  • in the victim’s workplace;
  • in the street and other public spaces;
  • in an institutional context or structure/service responsible for providing care, supervision or education to the victim (e.g.: residential care homes; day centres; healthcare centres; prisons);
  • in entertainment contexts (e.g.: parties; nightclubs; bars; gigs and concerts);
  • in the internet, social networks and new technologies;