The study also found that middle-aged women who have been sexually assaulted are at greater risk of depression and anxiety.
Franken’s Midwest Values PAC has emerged as a top funder of Democratic candidates.
Almost half of all women have experienced some other form of sexual violence, such as sexual coercion or unwanted sexual contact, the CDC found.
The federal government is leaning on colleges to address sexual assault on campus. Harvard University unveiled a new policy Wednesday, and other colleges are acting, too.
A regressive definition of rape highlights the country’s stubbornly traditional attitudes toward women.
Scandinavia scores again.
There are about 19,000 sexual assaults in the military per year, according to Department of Defense estimates.
“Our findings,” researchers write, “indicate a pressing health and human rights concern.”