Hide this page
Tel-Jeunes Logo

Sexual bullying

Sexual bullying is assault

Sexual bullying is serious and traumatic. A victim of sexual bullying may be assaulted in different ways. For example, it may involve touching in inappropriate places, such as the buttocks, breasts, or genitals, forceful kissing or hugging, etc. And if the behaviour is repeated, it’s called sexual harassment. Find out more about sexual assault.

In all cases, if you think you’re the victim of sexual bullying, don’t hesitate: you have to talk to someone about it, whether it’s a parent, a teacher, or a counsellor at your school.