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


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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Tuesday, February 26 2019
Produced By Laura Heinrichson
Featured in storyDr Nicola Henry, RMIT Vice-Chancellor Research FellowHayley Foster, Director of the Women’s Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service NSWNoelle Martin, Activist and Law Reform Campaigner

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