In 2015, Soul Action surveyed young, female delegates at the Christian festival Momentum about their sexual experiences; more than half of the respondents had experienced unwanted sexual touching, 30 per cent agreed or strongly agreed that they had experienced fear of their partner in a relationship and 42 per cent had been pressured to perform sexual acts they didn’t want to by a partner.
Sexual violence is a real and present danger for young women across our country.
Two groups of Christian students, Restored and Just Love, have launched a campaign against this, Unashamed.
Read more about what they’re doing and why in this series of posts:
Unashamed: a campaign against sexual violence
The church needs to address sexual violence
Jesus had a radical love for women
Why all men must stand against sexual violence