Asia Pacific Region: Nearly 25 % of Men report having committed rape

Posted on September 11, 2013 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Tourist Warning reported that nearly a quarter of men in the Asia-Pacific region have admitted to committing rape at least once in their life, according to a new survey (pdf), with more than half of those respondents claiming they raped for the first time while in their teens. The study covering six countries – Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Sri Lanka – found that 10% of men admitted to raping at least once a woman who was not their partner, a figure that rose to nearly 25% when rape of a partner was included. Read Article


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