It defines sexual assault as “vaginal, oral, or anal intercourse; or insertion of a hand, finger or object into the anus mouth or vagina by the actor or upon the actor’s instruction.
Title X clinics provide sexual and reproductive health care to the public (girls, boys, teens and adults). Title X clinics offer many services, including prescriptions for the Pill, pregnancy option counseling, and testing for pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV. In New Jersey, you can legally consent to sexual intercourse when you become 16 years old. 7.“An Overview of Minors’ Consent Laws, State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. 8.“Minors’ Access to STI Services,” State Policies in Brief, The Alan Guttmacher Institute. All other minors have to get their parent’s permission to receive birth control If you go to a Title X clinic, your appointment will be completely confidential, including your billing and your records. State of the States 2004: A Policy Analysis of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Safer Schools Issues. We want you to be informed because being a “minor” affects your right to information and services. Keep in mind that these laws may be different for you if you are legally considered an emancipated minor, pregnant minor, minor living apart or married minor. 16 In the eyes of the law, teenagers of certain ages cannot consent or agree to sex until they reach a specific age.
This is called the “age of consent.” These laws are meant to protect minors from being manipulated or forced into sex with older people.
At Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance, we believe this creates a hierarchy in which acts of sexual violence that occur between people who know each other are not viewed as seriously as those that occur between strangers.
In fact, most sexual assaults occur between people who know each other.
For more information, open or download "What is Sexual Assault? An incident report form can be filed for any on-campus crime.
The victim is not named and cannot be required to participate in any investigation.
This new University-wide policy will help to protect students from sexual violence and which reaffirms Rutgers University's commitment to fostering an environment that is safe, secure, and free from gender-based discrimination and harassment, including sexual assault and all other forms of sexual misconduct.