One in 10 women have been forced into sex against their will, Lancet study says – The Guardian

Posted November 26th, 2013 in consent, news, rape, reports, women by tracey

‘One in 10 women in Britain admit they have been forced into having sex against their will, the most comprehensive survey of Britons’ sexual behaviour for decade reveals today, prompting a warning from researchers that sexual coercion may have become “normalised”. The findings from the third National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal) survey, which questioned 15,000 people aged 16 to 74, also show that the proportion of women saying they have been victims of sexual coercion is more than double that of those who say they have been victims of rape.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2013