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Half of young women in study victims of sexual coercion

By Brittney Nadler

November 6, 2013

A recent study of high school and college-aged women shows that more than half of the sample, 53 percent, have experienced at least one incident of verbal, physical or substance-facilitated sexual coercion, with more than half of those incidents resulting in sexual intercourse. Sexual coercion is defi...