What To Do If A Friend is Raped

Six Steps to Help a Friend

  1. Listen to your friend it may be difficult to tell the story.
  2. Respect your friend’s feelings and decisions.
  3. Believe your friend and what they are telling you.
  4. Remember not to blame the victim for the rapist’s actions.
  5. Recognize the courage and trust it took for them to tell you.
  6. Encourage them to seek medical help.

Read more at:  http://www.rapecrisis.org.uk/Howtohelp2.php .

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