Regression analyses revealed that the most relevant variable in the prediction of sexual aggression was sexual victimisation during adolescence/adulthood in both sexes.

Differences between male and female sexual aggressors are discussed.

Such limitations are particularly pronounced in regards to children and adolescents.

The results indicate that prevention of women’s violence requires attention to specific forms of victimization, anger expression, and targets of her aggression.

This article examines female sexual perpetration in the U. To do so, we analyzed data from four large-scale federal agency surveys conducted independently by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Bureau of Justice Statistics in 2008 through 2013.

A large body of research clearly indicates that men are victims of intimate partner violence (IPV).

However, in Portugal, the phenomenon of male victims of IPV remains hidden and is not a target of research, public policy, or social attention.

Highlights • Despite positive changes to UK law, other Westernized nations have more thorough gender-neutral legislation.

• Lack of funding and staff training in UK services means that support for male survivors is lacking.

Compared to non-aggressors, male aggressors reported a higher frequency of PSCs of dominance; female aggressors reported a higher frequency of PSCs of dominance and exploratory and impersonal sexual cognitions as both positive and negative and negative impersonal cognitions.

All sexual aggressors reported higher levels of solitary desire and propensity for SE.

Psychological violence, followed by physical and sexual violence, was the most frequently reported experience.

The majority of the men did not seek help because of difficulty in self-identifying as victims, shame, and distrust of the support system.

Analyses conclude with recommendations for future antiviolence programming based on these patterns.