Sexual violence derives from unequal power relationships, and is one of the most common violations of people’s rights. The Attorney General is committed to combatting sexual violence in all its forms.
Sexual harassment in the workplace is a form of sex discrimination that violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act.
The non-consensual sharing of intimate photos or videos is a serious crime, punishable under California Penal Code sections 647(j)(4)(A) and 647(j)(4)(B).
This website provides information on registered sex offenders so that members of the public can better protect themselves and their families.
The Attorney General provides guidance on laws against campus sexual assault for victims and law enforcement.
Through the VSU, crime victims and their families are offered support and information to guide them through each stage of the criminal process.
Also known as the Victim’s Bill of Rights, Marsy’s Law provides crime victims with rights and due process.