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Rape and sexual assault abroad: returning to the UK

Information for British nationals affected by rape or sexual assault abroad, including how to access medical treatment and legal advice in the UK.

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Disclaimer: This information is provided by the British government for the convenience of enquirers, but neither Her Majesty’s Government nor any official of the consulate accept liability for any loss or damage which you might suffer as a result of relying on the information supplied.

Medical information was provided by The Havens Sexual Assault Referral Centres of Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and The Rowan, SARC NI and was accurate as of August 2019.

Published 22 May 2017
Last updated 15 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Update to section: If you are overseas - information added on who to contact and how the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) can help.
  2. Additional information added to the Other Support section on Glasgow and Clyde Rape Crisis
  3. Updated information on SARCs following feedback from key partner
  4. First published.