Sexual violence among females who reports to Sanglah Hospital from January 2014 until October 2015

Tharsini Raja, Ida Bagus Putu Alit
2018 Intisari Sains Medis  
Sexual violence usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration perpetrated against a person without that person's consent. Available data suggest that in some countries nearly one in four women may experience sexual violence by an intimate partner, and up to one-third of adolescent girls report their first sexual experience as being forced. Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted at Results: The highest incidence of sexual violence in women who
more » ... ence in women who reports to Sanglah General Hospital are within the age range of 20-29 years old (36%). The majority of sexual violence in this study were commited by someone known by the victim, namely victim's boyfriend (41%), followed by their husband (18%), ex-husband (5%) and second husband (5%). Most of the victims did not resist during the sexual violence (80%) and had history of previous sexual relationship (86%). Conclusion: Signs of vaginal penetration were found in all of the victims. Most of the victims reported painful intercourse as a result of the violence, and presented with stable emotional state.
doi:10.15562/ism.v9i1.157 fatcat:qn36n463evbuhom34yi2lfxjea