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THE second Australian study of health and relationships recently reported that a significant number of Australians had experienced sexual coercion.1

Among >20,000 men and women interviewed, 22% of women and 4% of men had been forced or frightened into sexual activity. Studies demonstrate that sexual violence is not uncommon, with most victims being female.1

A systematic review estimating the prevalence of sexual violence against women older than 15 years reported that 7.2% of women worldwide had ever experienced non-partner