Disclosures & complaints
Disclosing or reporting something that has happened to yourself or others can be a challenging task. It is important to know that there are a number of people and services in place to help and support you through this, below are a number of providers that are trained and can help you through this process.
New Zealand Police are one platform you can contact via phoning 111. This webpage [http://www.police.govt.nz/advice/sexual-assault/what-can-i-do-if-i-have-been-sexually-assaulted] provides information on what to do if you have been sexually assaulted and also discusses the process of what happens when you contact the police.
Rape Prevention Education, 2011. This webpage provides information on how to lay a complaint or disclose a sexual abuse/harassment situation and also discusses points of self-care. [http://rpe.co.nz/get-help/reporting-to-police/]
A number of support services are specifically designed to help those who have experienced sexual abuse/harassment and can provide you with support.