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Study: 1 in 10 Young Americans Has Committed Sexual Violence

HeadlineOct 08, 2013

A new study has found nearly one in 10 young Americans admit having carried out some form of sexual violence. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, surveyed people between the ages of 14 and 21. It found 4 percent of young Americans admitted they have raped or attempted to rape someone. Researchers said the results show the urgent need for bystander intervention training in schools to prevent sexual violence.

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