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Mumsnet launches rape campaign

The parenting website Mumsnet is launching a campaign to support sex attack victims after finding that one in 10 women it surveyed have been raped.

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'One in 10 women are victims of rape'

A survey of more than 1,600 women has revealed that a tenth of those who responded had been raped and a third had been sexually assaulted. More than four in five of the victims did not report the attack to police due to concerns over low conviction rates, embarrassment and shame, the figures showed.

The survey was conducted by the parenting website Mumsnet, which is launching a campaign calling for better support for sex attack victims.

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