Study Shows Black and Latinx Teens More Likely to Experience Reproductive Coercion

Nicole Rojas
Jul 31, 2019 - 7:54
Study Shows Black and Latinx Teens More Likely to Experience Reproductive Coercion

An estimated one-in-eight sexually active high school girls have experienced reproductive coercion, a new study in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology revealed. The research suggests that Black and Latinx teens are more likely to experience reproductive coercion and sexual violence.  The study surveyed 550 sexually active high school girls, with 12 percent reporting they had recently experienced reproductive coercion. Of those surveyed, 17 percent reported physical or sexual adolescent relationship abuse. The study noted that the prevalence of recent...

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