• 1 in 16 American Women Were Forced or Coerced Into Sex as Teens, Study Finds

    1 month ago - By Time

    The first sexual experience for 1 in 16 U.S. women was forced or coerced intercourse in their early teens, encounters that for some may have had lasting health repercussions, a study suggests. The results were published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine.
    The experiences amount to rape, the authors say, although they relied on a national survey that didn't use the word in asking women about forced sex.
    Almost 7 percent of women surveyed said their first sexual intercourse experience was involuntary; it happened at age 15 on average and the man was often several years older. And almost half...
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  • One in 16 women in the US are raped when they lose their virginity, shocking study finds  

    One in 16 women in the US are raped when they lose their virginity, shocking study finds  

    1 month ago - By Daily Mail

    A Harvard University study of over 3,000 US women suggests that 6.5% - or 3.3 million - were coerced into sex in their first encounter of such intimacy. Nearly a third of these rapes resulted in pregnancies.
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  • First Sexual Experience Forced for 1 in 16 Women

    First Sexual Experience Forced for 1 in 16 Women

    1 month ago - By Web MD

    Changes wrought by the MeToo movement can't come soon enough, say researchers who found that for 1 in 16 U.S. women, their first sexual experience was forced.
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