Neeti Dhillon of Radio South Asia at 101.7 WORLD FM interviewed Mary Jane James, CEO of Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton ( S.A.C.E ). The organisation has been serving edmontonians in the moments of crisis.Mary shared some shocking facts about the crime of sexual assault against girls and women. Some facts are :

  • 1 in 3 girls and 1in 6 boys are victims of sexual assault.
  • In 83% of Child Abuse cases the perpetrator is a family member or a known person whom we know, love or put our trust in.
  • SACE has handled cases from the age group of 3 years to 93 years old.

If you know someone who is in distress / a victim of family violence / a child needs help or workplace harassment then you can contact Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton or call their 24 hour helpline 780-423-4121.