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.[3] The same study cited data indicating that 7% to 36% of women and 3% to 29% of men reported sexual victimisation during childhood.

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