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A history of Reclaim the Night

On Friday, October 26, 2018, Mackay residents will march though the city centre as part of Reclaim the Night, a global annual march against sexual violence.
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What is sexual assault?

Sexual assault is any behaviour of a sexual nature that makes someone feel uncomfortable, frightened, intimidated or threatened. 
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Useful Links

Here are links to other women’s safety, domestic violence and sexual assault resources, services and organisations as well as referral services for men.
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What is domestic violence?

Domestic and family violence is when an individual uses behaviour to control or maintain power over a person they are in a relationship with or are related to.
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Making a safety plan

If you have fears for your safety and have decided to leave, it is important that you make a safety plan to help you and your children stay safe.
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Types of domestic abuse

Domestic and family violence is not always physical. Abuse can be emotional, social, verbal, sexual, financial or cultural. All forms of abuse should be taken seriously.
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How to stay safe online

If you feel threatened or unsafe, or if you’re planning to leave an abusive partner, then you need to protect yourself online. Here are some ways to help stay safe.
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