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Are university campus sexual assault statistics inflated?

13 September 2023

4:30 AM

13 September 2023

4:30 AM

In recent weeks, our proud Teal Independents have been busy showing their feminist credentials by supporting student activists seeking to force universities ‘to do more’ about sexual assault on campus.

‘All of us women who have attended tertiary facilities in Australia know someone who has been raped while at university,’ pronounced Dr Monique Ryan.

Not in my circles, Monique.

Wentworth’s Allegra Spender was on ABC radio jumping on board the ABC’s latest propaganda claim – that 275 people are sexually assaulted on our campuses each week.

Is that disinformation, or simply misinformation? This wild 275 headline figure has provided useful propaganda for media stories supporting...

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