Health

India moves to allow abortions up to 24 weeks

India's on Wednesday approved moves to ease abortion laws, enabling rape survivors and other vulnerable women to terminate pregnancies up to 24 weeks after inception.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Emotional rape victims seen as more believable

Distressed rape complainants are perceived to be more credible than those who control their emotions, a University of Queensland study has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Follow the leader' mentality a hallmark of gang rape

Physically violent rapes by multiple perpetrators are most frequently carried out by groups in which a strong leader is able to influence the behavior of followers, new research shows.

Health

What predicts teen partner rape?

If teen partner rape could be predicted, it could be better prevented. Social scientists from Michigan State University are helping close that gap by identifying risk factors linked to sexual violence in young women's first ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

We need to learn from the men who rape

Approximately five times more women than men are victims of sexual assault and young adults are at especially high risk.

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