Marie-Vincent Foundation plays a role in preventing sexual violence by working with children, teens, parents, professionals and the general public.

Why prevent sexual violence?

Sexual violence, even without physical contact, leads to devastating consequences for children and teens.

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23 %

of young people who have had a romantic or dating relationship say they have shared intimate photos with their partner.

16 %

of young people who have shared an intimate photo report that the picture was shared again without their consent.

18 %

of young people report having received a nude or sexually suggestive photo of someone else that was circulating without that person’s permission.

16 % of boys and

36 % of girls

report that they’ve been asked to send nude or sexually suggestive pictures of themselves.

15 % of boys and

36 % of girls

report having received a nude or sexually suggestive picture when they didn’t want it.

1 in 5 girls

1 in 10 boys

report having been sexually abused before the age of 18.

In Québec, 50% of sexual assault victims are under the age of 18.

Tools for preventing online sexual violence

Marie-Vincent Foundation has created a facilitation guide to prevent online sexual violence in schools, along with information pamphlets for parents of teenagers.

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Who is the program for?

This prevention program for online sexual violence is aimed at adolescents, their parents and school staff.

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