1 in 16 Women's First Sexual Experience was Abuse

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A shocking new study published in JAMA found that many young women have a traumatic first sexual experience. One in sixteen women said that their first sexual experience was forced or coerced in some way. Reproductive psychiatrist Dr. Sarah Oreck weighs in on these startling numbers, the meaning of consent, and advice for survivors of forced sexual experiences.