Being drunk is no excuse to pounce on her! – Bunmi Sofola


A CULTURE of heavy drinking has led to sexual molestation becoming the norm on a night out for young women—and they feel they have to put,with it, an academic report warns. In a disturbing insight into how 18 to 24-year-olds behave on a night out, a survey has found one in three girls received inappropriate or unwanted physical attention or groping, but few were surprised. Academics said that excessive consumption of alcohol has turned a lot of clubs into a ‘permissive social arena’.

The findings are revealed in a report for the charity Drinkaware, which is urging women to stop tolerating behaviour which would be considered unacceptable when sober. Researchers found that 31 per cent of young women said they were touched inappropriately on a drunken night out. But only 19 per cent said they were surprised by it. In addition, more than a quarter (27 per cent) have put up with…

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