Sexual harm has lots of different forms
When someone has a sexual experience they don't want, or are forced into any kind of sexual act by another person, they’ve experienced sexual harm.
Sexual harm can happen in lots of different ways:
- It might involve physical contact or it could be online.
- It might have happened once or maybe lots of times.
- It might involve one, two, or more people.
The effects of sexual harm are different for everyone.
If you’ve been affected in any way by sexual harm, we’re here to help.
If you're unsure if what's happened to you is sexual harm, we're here to help.
Our trained specialists are available for you to contact at any time.
He maha ngā āhuatanga rerekē o te mahi whakaito
Ka pāngia ana tētahi e te wheakotanga taitōkai kāore i hiahiatia,, kua uruhia rānei ki tētehi mahinga tōkai e tētehi atu tangata, he wheakoranga mahi whakaito tōna
Ka taea mā ngā ara maha te mahi whakaito te puta:
- Tēnā pea he pānga ā-tinana, he pānga ā-ipurangi rānei
- Tēnā pea kotahi te pānga, e maha kē ngā wā rānei e rongo ai i tēnei āhuatanga
- Tēnā pea kotahi, e rua e toru neke atu rānei ngā tāngata i rongo/pāngia
He rerekē ngā hua o te mahi whakaito ki tēnā, ki tēnā.
Mehemea kua pāngia kētia koe e te mahi whakaito, kei konei mātou ki te āwhina,
Mehemea e rangirua ana koe kua pāngia te mahi whakaito, kāore rānei,, kei kōnei mātou ki te āwhina
Kei konei ō mātou mātanga hei whakapānga mōu i ngā wā katoa
It’s OK to reach out
It’s important for you to know that you are not alone and that it’s ok to reach out. You can reach out to a trusted member of your whānau, a kaumātua, a friend or your doctor. You can also reach out to us here at Safe to talk / Kōrero mai ka ora.
E pai ana kia toro atu
Me mōhio koe, ehara tō tū i te tū takitahi, engari kē he tū takitini, nā reira me kimi āwhina. Me toro ki tētahi tangata pono ki a koe o tō whānau, he kaumātua, he hoa, tō rata rānei. Ka taea hoki tō toro mai ki a mātau o Kōrero Mai Ka Ora.
Find a Kaupapa Māori service
There are Kaupapa Māori services available in many parts of Aotearoa to support you and your whānau at this time. Our trained professionals at Safe to talk can refer you to a Kaupapa Māori service if there is one in your area. Or, if you prefer, you can search here for Kaupapa Māori services in your area.
You can also visit TOAH-NNEST - Te Ohaakii a Hine - National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together for advice and support.
Kimihia tētehi ratonga Kaupapa Māori
He ratonga Kaupapa Māori puta noa i Aotearoa hei āwhina atu i a koutou ko tō whānau i tēnei wā . Ka taea e ō mātau mātanga o Kōrero Mai Ka Ora te tuku koe ki tētahi ratonga Kaupapa Māori, mēnā kei tō rohe. Ki te hiahia rānei Ka taea te rapu ngā ratonga Kaupapa Māori i tō rohe, i konei.
Ka taea anō te haere ki TOAH-NNEST - Te Ohaakii a Hine - National Network Ending Sexual Violence Together mō ngā tohutohu me te tautoko.
Enter the gateway to peace
Te Tomokanga, the archway, represents the beginning of a journey ahead. It highlights a way forward to the future. Ngā Manu, the birds, represent the guardians or ngā Kaitiaki, ready to guide and protect you along the pathway towards your healing. The birds signal the sign of wellbeing - Ko ngā manu te tohu kia mōhio ai tātau he oranga kei mua.
Hou atu mā te tomokanga ki te rongomau
He tohu Te Tomokanga o tīmatanga o tō hōkai. E miramira ana i te ara whakamua ki ngā rangi e tū mai nei Ko ngā manu he tohu Kaitiaki, e rite ana, ki te ārahi, ki te tiaki i a koe i tō hōkai whakaora. Ko te manu te tohu o te ora.