40% of Europeans Reckon Rape is Justifiable

World » EU | November 30, 2016, Wednesday // 21:10
Bulgaria: 40% of Europeans Reckon Rape is Justifiable Archive

More than one-quarter of the residents of the European Union reckon that rape is justifiable, showed a survey of Eurobarometer.

27% of Europeans think that sexual abuse is acceptable under different circumstances, showed data processed by Statista, ordered by the Independent.

The survey focuses on questions like whether sexual abuse is acceptable when alcohol or drugs have been consumed, when the victim goes voluntarily to the home of their attacker and when provocative clothes are being worn.

The survey was carried out among 30,000 citizens of all EU member-states.

The data varies among respondents country-wise. For example, 60% of Romanians justify violence when at least one of the above-mentioned factors is present, while 22% of Englishmen accept the crime.

52% of Bulgarians think that constant criticism of one’s partner in order to make them feel inferior is unacceptable, while 40% believe that inappropriate sexual comments or “jokes” directed towards women are acceptable.

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