The Journey Project was founded in collaboration by PLIAN and ESVNL. The Journey Project now exists to strengthen justice supports for survivors of sexual violence and/or intimate partner violence in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The term survivor and victim are both often used when talking about sexual violence. You may or may not identify with this term, depending on the impact of your experience and where you are in your healing process.
A non-legal term that is used to describe violence, including physical or psychological violence, that is carried out through sexual means or by targeting sexuality. Each survivor will interpret sexual violence differently based on their own personal unique experience. It includes any act that happens without consent of a person, including physical or psychological violence, carried out through sexual means, of a sexual nature, or by targeting sexuality.