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