Women who have been forced or coerced into their first sexual experience have higher rates reproductive, gynecologic, and general health issues later, this is according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Experts estimate that 3.3 million women in the United States are forced or coerced into their first sexual experience.
Clinical sexologist Dr Eve goes through a study that was done in KwaZulu-Natal around sexuality.
Boys had a positive view of forced sex than girls. They associated it with signs of love. They said it is acceptable if the girl is financially dependent on them as a boy.— Dr Eve, Clinical sexologist
Their peers and friends said forced sex is an effective way to punish a female partner. That is devastating for me.— Dr Eve, Clinical sexologist
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