Hitting girls, forcing sex “not a big deal”: boys

A new report has found that: nearly one in seven teenage boys think it is OK to make a girl have sex with them, if she has been flirting with them. one in three young people had witnessed their fathers being violent towards their mothers one in every three boys believe it is not a… Read More »Custom Single Post Header

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Hitting girls, forcing sex “not a big deal”: boys

A new report has found that:

  • nearly one in seven teenage boys think it is OK to make a girl have sex with them, if she has been flirting with them.
  • one in three young people had witnessed their fathers being violent towards their mothers
  • one in every three boys believe it is not a “big deal to hit a girl”.

Link to the ABC summarising the report.

Link to the report [PDF].

Disclosure: I am a White Ribbon Ambassador, appointed by the White Ribbon Foundation, which funded the report.

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