Prepare to get angry: A recent survey of Australian boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 20 reports that 1 in 3 boys think it's "not a big deal" to hit a woman and 1 in 7 boys think "it's OK to make a girl have sex with you if she was flirting." Meanwhile 1 in 7 girls surveyed had experienced sexual assault or rape with almost a third of girls in Year 10 (roughly sophomore or junior year in American education terms) experiencing unwanted sex. A possible reason for these disturbing trends? A survey of young people in South Australia revealed that 22% had witness male-on-female domestic abuse in their homes. [The Advertiser]
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