Australia’s young drinkers report unwanted sexual attention, violence

More than 70 per cent of young women who drink at risky levels report receiving unwanted sexual attention from their peers, while more than a third of young drinkers have witnessed serious violence.

In the largest survey of Australian adolescent regular drinkers to date, published in Public Health Research and Practice on Wednesday, researchers from seven universities spoke to 3465 people who identified themselves as risky drinkers, aged 14 to 19, about their experiences with other drinkers.

Read the full story in the Sydney Morning Herald.