Posts Tagged ‘sexual coercion’

Alumna Laura Hamilton is driving force against child sex trafficking

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Even as a kid standing up to bullies, Laura Hamilton knew she wanted to be a voice for those who felt they didn’t have one. Hamilton is the founder and president of the nonprofit Bridging Freedom, an organization that is opening a therapeutic safe home and campus located in Pasco County for young victims of […]

Views of women and acceptance of ‘rape myths’ lead to higher rates of sexual coercion by male athletes

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New research led by the University of South Florida College of Public Health finds the prevalence of sexual coercion by athletes is higher than that by non-athletes due to a difference in attitudes toward women. The study, “Sexual Coercion Practices among Undergraduate Male Recreational Athletes, Intercollegiate Athletes, and Non-Athletes,” is published in the journal Violence […]