1 in 10 youngsters commit sexual violence: study
A recent study shows shocking details about many younger people under the age of 21 who are resorting to sexual violence.
Despite the study done to find out more details very little has been surfaced regarding the issue. This could be due to the fact that the system of criminal justice is not as advanced.
However, more than 1 million victims are becoming victims of this annually which is costing $127 billion .
The results were published in JAMA Pediatrics and based their report on information collected on the net in 2010 and 2011 from the campaign called national "Growing Up With Media".
The study involved 1,058 young participants between the ages of 14 to 21 years residing home only 50 percent of the times and using the internet during the last 6 months.
The study uncovered that 9% of the members reported a sexual brutality that they had prompted in their lifetime, with 4% of them (10 females and 39 guys) reporting endeavoured or finished assault.
Furthermore, 8% reported kissing, touching or compelling contact, while 3% reported coercive sex. An alternate 3% endeavoured assault however were not auspicious.
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