Results of a large-scale study presented to the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2006 reported that an estimated 150 million girls and 73 million boys younger than 18 years of age worldwide experienced forced sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual violence during 2002. The same study cited data indicating that 7% to 36% of women and 3% to 29% of men reported sexual victimisation during childhood.
BMJ Best Practice is an evidence-based point of care tool for healthcare practitioners.
To continue reading and access all of BMJ Best Practice's pages you'll need to log in or start a free trial.
You can access through your institution if your hospital, university, trust or other institution provides access to BMJ Best Practice through either OpenAthens or Shibboleth.
Use of this content is subject to our disclaimer