A type of sexual violence which is often overlooked: acquaintance rape

1 April 2015, 3.15pm AEDT

Australia is at a critical juncture in terms of increasing awareness and understanding of men’s violence against women. But one important type of sexual violence is often overlooked: acquaintance rape. It’s the most common form of sexual violence and is primarily gender-based.

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How to prevent rape: it starts with awkward conversations with our teens

The Guardian, Wednesday 17 September 2014 15.15 AEST

It should be a given: not a lot of us endorse the idea that a drunk woman is at least partly responsible for her own rape – but in Australia, one in five do.

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