Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Tsegaye Benti

Tsegaye Benti


  • Research Article
    Sexual Coercion and Associated Factors among College Female Students
    Author(s): Tsegaye Benti and Elias TeferiTsegaye Benti and Elias Teferi

    Background: Sexual coercion lies on the continuum of sexually aggressive behavior. This continuum includes many harmful and aggressive acts we hear frequently, such as rape and sexual harassment. Rape is the most severe form of non-consensual sex. Reproductive health and HIV prevention programs for youth rarely address the reality of coercive sex that many youth face. Therefore, the study was proposed to assess the prevalence and associated factors of sexual coercion among college female students in Nekemte town. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted from February to April 2013 among college female students. A self-administered questionnaire was used for data collection. Descriptive and logistic regression analyses were performed using SPSS software. Results: This study showed that the lifetime prevalence of completed rape, attempted rape and sexual harassment was 20.8%, 23.1.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000245

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