When we look away, we allow sexual violence to continue. 85% of sexually abused children and teens are abused by someone they know. The law protects children under 18 from sexual exploitation: any sexual contact between a child younger than 18 and a person of authority is legally considered sexual assault.
When someone abuses a position of trust, power or authority, consent is not possible. When there is no consent, there is sexual violence.
There's always more than one option for a bystander. Take a stand safely and do something that you feel comfortable with. You could: