Image Based Abuse: Study Finds One in Ten Australians Have Been Perpetrators

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Researchers at RMIT University surveyed 4200 people aged 16 to 49 years old and found that nearly 9% of respondents had captured sexual images or footage of others without their consent.

The research, which was the first comprehensive study into the prevalence of image based abuse in Australia, also revealed that a large majority of respondents held victim-blaming attitudes.

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