How Often Does Rape Lead to Pregnancy? – James Hamblin – The Atlantic

The AJOG called their finding “a significant frequency.” Whether or not that percentage varies somewhat from the pregnancy likelihood in consensual sex is rendered moot by the fact that the study reported a total of 32,101 cases of rape-related pregnancy over the course of the year (in the United States alone). While specific numbers are contested, there is similarly overwhelming evidence of rape-related pregnancy by the tens of thousands in places like Rwanda where there was mass rape in the course of genocide.

via How Often Does Rape Lead to Pregnancy? – James Hamblin – The Atlantic.

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