Nearly a Quarter of Men in Some Asian Countries Admit to Rape, Study Finds

Jocelyn Spottiswoode, Telegraph (London), September 10, 2013

A new survey by the United Nations reveals that almost a quarter of men in some Asian countries admit to having committed a rape.

The study was based on interviews with more than 10, 000 men in Bangladesh, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Sri Lanka.

Results showed that rape within relationships was most common; while 11 percent of men admitting to raping a woman who was not their partner, the figure rose to 24 percent when their partners were included in the question.

45 percent of those admitting to rape said they had raped more than one woman, more than half of the men who had raped a non-partner woman did so for the first time as teenagers.

Although prevalence varied widely between locations, in general, Papua New Guinea consistently had the highest statistics and Bangladesh and Indonesia the lowest within the various criteria. Researchers were careful not to use the word ‘rape’ and instead asked “Have you ever forced a woman who was not your wife or girlfriend at the time to have sex?” or “Have you ever had sex with a woman who was too drugged or drunk to indicate whether she wanted it?” They were also asked why.

Reasons varied between sexual entitlement (73 per cent), entertainment (59 per cent), anger or punishment (38 percent) and alcohol or substance use (27 per cent). Of these men only 55 percent felt guilty and just 23 percent had ever been to prison for rape.

The report was coincidentally released at the same time as New Delhi convicted four men of raping and murdering a 23-year-old student last December. The authors of the study stressed that the probe was not intended to be an authoritative statistical overview of rape in the countries specified, but rather to seek insight into sexual violence and its causes.

Men who had been sexually abused as a child or raped themselves were likelier to commit rape. Those who had a history of physical violence towards a partner, a large number of sexual partners, or who had previously paid for sex were also more likely to commit rape, as were gang members and men with alcohol problems

Rape was also more prevalent in places that had been theatres of conflict, such as Bougainville and Jayapura, in Indonesia’s restive Papua province.

“Rape doesn’t just involve someone with a gun to a woman’s head,” said Michele Decker, an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, who co-wrote an accompanying commentary. “People tend to think of rape as something someone else would do.”

Charlotte Watts, a specialist in rape research and a professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, who was not part of the study, said the study was bold but thorough and the data was reliable, “However, that 30 per cent or more of men in each country who reported having forced a woman to have sex had first done this by the age of 19 speaks to the need to challenge prevalent norms about masculinity and notions of sexual entitlement at an early age.” She also added that some programs in Africa based on challenging traditional ideas of masculinity are proving successful.

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  • Spartacus

    Yeah, lump in Chinese with Papuans, that’s not gonna skew the results at all…

    • I say it’s only fair. White people get lumped together with non-White Hispanics. Rape and other violent crimes in Western countries are rarely talked about outside of a cumulative total of all its citizens. What’s good for the goose…

      • Homo_Occidentalis

        Most of the groups that might be labelled “Asian” in the U.K. are actually labelled “White” in America. The leftists never miss a chance to skew the facts in their favor.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    Forget all this! The REAL scandal is that Saturday Night Live didn’t have enough black women in its cast! Let’s get our priorities straight here!

  • The left must skew statistics. Because statistics rarely support their premises.

  • bigone4u

    Another good reason to engage in racial profiling in immigration policy, but no, let’s bring in the rapists. All these monsters can’t wait to get the chance to rape their first white woman and everyone darn well knows it. One more thing: I’ll bet at least 25 percent of Mexican males are rapists.

  • 1stworlder

    I thought New Guinea and Sri Lanka where black

    • M.

      Southeast Asians all have Negro blood in them. Even the Chinese, to a lesser extent.

      • I doubt that. The Chinese once imported black slaves, but by imperial decree these were only castrated men.

        • IstvanIN

          The Emperor was a smart cookie.

        • M.

          I’m sure I’ve read somewhere that the Chinese were ashamed of their (probably negligible) African ancestry.
          I’ll try to get the references.

          • NeanderthalDNA

            Nah, that’s a recently discredited theory. Some tried to link the E. Asian with the Aboriginals and other such, but genetics have shown otherwise. Much of the speculation was based on a kind of hardcore out of Afreaka doctrine, but the Australoids are descendants of some of the earliest modern human populations to leave da muddahland.

            Long story short, just as one would suspect looking at them, the E. Asian is a VERY different critter from the Australoid/Negrito. Funny, as bizarre as they look, the Australian aboriginie appears to have recessive genetics vis-à-vis Whites. Most negritos have less robust genetics as well, when compared to the human infestation of the direct sub-Sharan African Bantu DNA.

            Ultimately the “out of Africa” thing is correct, but it appears to be far more complex than once supposed, with populations existing outside the dark continent for so long it brings into question their “African-ness”.

            Between 2 and around 6% of all non-Bantu DNA in all anatomically modern humans is “archaic”. Up to 30% of Bantu DNA may be from archaic subspecies which never “left Africa”.

            Seems like there’s been great reason for “people” to get out of Africa for a very long time.

      • obot

        Don’t embarrass the website. Are you a troll?

        • M.

          Southeast Asians are savage and not very smart. Northeast Asians are civilized and very smart. Now “the website” (I take it you mean Amren) would suggest that descendance explains it.
          If you have a better explanation, then let us hear it.

          • Zaporizhian Sich

            Wrong, they are VERY savage but they are also smart. They are the ones that killed and burned their way all the way to Germany.

          • M.

            I don’t know. When you read articles like this one… these folk obviously have a hard time getting civilized. Rape is a way of life to them for God’s sakes. Almost like the Africans. What else could that be imputed to except intelligence?!

      • Anna Tree

        As per the Out Of Africa Theory, Southeast Asians like the Filipinos are a mixed of Mongoloids, Australoids and Caucasoids. The Han Chinese are just Mongoloids. Indonesians, Guinea Papuans and Australian Arborigenes are Australoids.

        Australoids are said to be the descendants of the first wave out of
        Africa, 20,000 years before the second wave that was 50,000 years ago (the Cro-magnons, who became Caucasoids and Mongoloids).

        That first wave went east following the coast and mated with local homonids, included Denisovans, sharing up to 6% DNA. The second wave went to the Middle East and from there to North Africa, Europe and Asia, and mated also with local hominids, Neanderthals, sharing up to 4% DNA. The Homosapiens who stayed in Africa, the Negroids, continued to mate with the hominins in Africa, unlike those waves of homosapiens who left Africa.

        And then, because of miscegenation with slaves, pirates intrusions and colonialism, there is some black DNA in Americans and also in Europeans: French have up to 3% black, English or Germans up to 2%, Spanish or Italians up to 6% etc etc (Slave population like the Russians have Asian mixture). Chinese have much less than 1%, they just were farther from Africa.

    • Sri Lankans are dark, but have straight or wavy hair. They’re not Afritardic.

  • Kenner

    Ah, Papuans are not ‘Asian’—they’re the misplaced cousins of aspiring rappers everywhere.

    • Actually, you would have trouble finding people less related to African blacks than South Pacific islanders. Their resemblance is due to convergent evolution. I once suspected that the Ainu of northern Japan were descended from a remnant Caucasoid population, but I was wrong. This was convergent evolution as well.

      • The Ainu look to me a lot like Inuit. What does your wife say?

        • She says as a Tokyo gal, she must be part Ainu and has very “Jomon” features. To my eye, the northern Japanese have bigger noses and the men have more body and facial hair.

  • This is why I say blacks are not really people. A woman is your friend.

  • Strike_Team

    Asian crime rates in the US are listed as being a bit smaller than they actually are because of the way the communities try to keep things quiet when it comes to problems like crime. These people do not call the police for the most part. When we are called, the stories have all changes by the time we arrive. I believe I’ve mentioned I KNOW Koreans like to toss the wife downstairs more often than whites, but you won’t see this anywhere. Just like you won’t see how often a Chinese guy for example, will get away with rape because the victim’s own father has convinced her to shut the hell up so the family isn’t embarrassed. And I’m not talking about fresh off the boat Chinese either. Do they take care of it amongst themselves? Rarely.

    That said, there is no way the Chinese are going to be as wild and wooly as some monster from Papua. No way. I will close by saying people should keep an eye on their daughters around E. Indians, Pakistanis and the like. They pull a lot of crap here in the US that gets buried. Because they end up being listed as “white” by the gatekeepers. These characters like to engage in trickery with women in order to have a good story to tell their friends.

    • Muslims feel entitled to sexually prey on white girls. On the other hand, there are lots of people who are alive today only because it is illegal for me to kill them.

      • Strike_Team

        Muslims do have that attitude. Not a few E. Indians have that attitude simply because they are taught from the get-go that they are superior, Muslim or otherwise.

        Laws in some areas will end up being “relaxed” or ignored should push come to shove, as I think things may. Things are certainly being manipulated to make killing whites far less serious than injury to certain non-white groups.

  • Hunter Morrow

    New Guinea is often studied by anthropologists and biologists and I had heard of these people before. If you hadn’t had the nuanced and enlightened “education” at the hands of some mind bender, perhaps all you would have known of these people is their penchant for tribal warfare, club-over-head-drag-into-the-bushes-rape and cannibalism.

    Jared Diamond, ever the beloved Pulitzer Prize winning “scientist,” decries hereditarianism in Guns, Germs and Steel. The most infamous and bizarre portions of this silly piece of pop-biology race denial are his statements that the natives of New Guinea benefited from selective pressure in a harsher environment than “Europeans” (read as “Whites”) and are more intelligent than them.

    “It’s easy to recognize two reasons why my impression that New Guineans are smarter than Westerners may be correct” (20). New Guineans are on the average, more intelligent, more alert, more expressive, and more interested in things and people around them than the average European or American is.”

    Really? Ah, once again, no race differences in mental power and moral development, yet Westerners (read “White”) are the inferiors.

    The hubris, the chutzpah, is boundless, as a race of cannibalistic rapists is mentally elevated over the Europeans is staggering. This book is very likely talked about positively in the schools your children attend or you yourself attend, as are other such “tribal” scoundrels as Boas, Mead and Montague.

    • BonusGift

      What else would we expect from a tribe member pushing the genocide agenda? Violent, cognitively challenged cannibals = good/’smart’/”expressive” …, white Christians = baaad, four legs = good, two legs = baaad … (Animal Farm, Orwell, G.).

  • M.

    That’s kind of weird! You have to inherit the recessive eye genes from both parents to display blue eyes. And the Chinese don’t have those. The only explanation could be that the mother had some Caucasian ancestry.

  • Paleoconn

    Pakistanis and others believe that sex with virgins will cure HIV. So they rape little girls.

  • Anna Tree

    There was a lot of miscegenation with the Australian Aboriginals I would say in the mtDNA, i.e. white men with Aboriginal women. Except the tribes who still live more or less in the wild, most Australian Aboriginals have Caucasian ancestry, sometimes looking completely European.

    Australoids (Indonesians, Malaysians, Guinea Papuans and Australian Arborigenes) are a fourth race. As per the Out Of Africa Theory, Australoids are said to be the descendants of the first wave out of Africa, 70,000 years ago. They went east following the coast and mated with local homonids, included Denisovans, sharing up to 6% DNA. They are actually the least related, i.e. the furthest genetically from Africans, despite their skin colour, who is an environmental adaptation (convergent evolution.)

    Caucasoids and Mongoloids are the descendants of the Cro-magnons who were the second wave out of Africa 50,000 years ago, and who went to the Middle East and later to North Africa, Europe and Asia.

    For the son to have blue eyes, both parents must have Caucasian ancestors.