What to do if You Are Raped

Get to a safe place as soon as possible.

Find a supportive person, either a friend or a relative.

See a medico-legal doctor immediately to prevent possible pregnancy and to treat any injuries or infections you may have contacted during the sexual assault. Do not wash yourself or change your clothers until you see a medical doctor, even if you are not going to report the attack to the police.

Do not take any medication or alcohol if you are going to report the attack to the police.

Text courtesy of the UP Center for Women’s Studies.



  1. January 11, 2007 at 1:33 am

    very nice blog!mary

  2. tin said,

    June 24, 2007 at 7:57 am

    what if i am blackmailed to do nasty things but the guy didn’t exactly rape me?

  3. Quick Gifts said,

    August 8, 2007 at 11:00 am

    Great website, nice tips, thanks for sharing

  4. Samantha said,

    October 21, 2007 at 11:36 pm

    my friend was raped yesterday and she won’t go to the hospital…..and i’m worried about her what am i to do???

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