Do you want to better understand the steps involved in supporting victims of sexual assault who decide to come forward? Do you like having a critical and conscious vision of the issues that marginalized populations may face? Éducaloi created this guide for people like you!
This resource explains in a detailed and structured way the different steps in the court process regarding sexual violence — from a complaint to the police to the sentencing. It also offers an insightful perspective on the challenges that can be faced by people in vulnerable situations throughout this process. In addition, it provides good practices to adopt when supporting victims.
A Resource for Intervention Workers From Diverse Backgrounds
This guide is intended for various audiences, all of whom share a common goal: to simplify the legal process for marginalized and/or vulnerable people. Therefore, it is of interest to those who work with survivors of sexual assault, to members of the police force and the Directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales (DPCP).
Practical Solutions to Support Vulnerable People
We sometimes forget the specific obstacles that marginalized groups can face within the justice system. This guide provides a better understanding of all the subtleties surrounding cases of sexual violence.
Throughout the document, text boxes offer concrete suggestions and practical solutions for supporting people in vulnerable situations.
It’s easy to read, despite its 48 pages. If you don’t have the time to go through all the content, the guide’s structure and visual elements will enable you to grasp as much information as possible, even with a brief overview. Feel free to take the time to read the sections that feel most relevant to your situation in detail.
The guide can be downloaded free of charge in PDF format from the Éducaloi website.
Éducaloi is an organization dedicated to making the law more accessible to the population of Quebec. Through capsules, files and training sessions, it popularizes and clarifies a multitude of legal concepts. Its goal is to help people understand their rights and responsibilities.