One in seven adults have experienced sexual extortion, according to research lead by RMIT University.

The most common type of perpetuator, according to the research, is a former or a current partner.

The research found sextorsion in Australia is common for both victims and perpetrators.

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Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: Professor Nicola Henry – Lead Researcher at RMIT University

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 11 June 2024