Women France's new 'sexual predators'
Women in France are the country’s new ‘sexual predators’, according to a survey of over 12,000 individuals.
With one in five young men manifesting ‘no interest in sex’, women, on the other hand, are sleeping with twice as many men as they used to and losing their virginity earlier.
‘Are women just like men?’ asked French Aids research agency Le Nouvel Observateur, which commissioned the ‘Study on Sexuality’ in France.
Only 42% of women in the country have had only one partner today, in comparison to 68% in 1970, and the average number of partners now stands at just over five. (Men, meanwhile, claim to have slept with an average of 13 women.)
The big surprise, however, wasn’t what women want, but what men don’t want. According to the research, one in five men aged between 18 and 24 claims to have ‘no interest in sex’ and abstinence rates for those under 35 are currently twice as high for men as they are for women.
‘The good old dichotomy (male predators, females patiently awaiting the warrior’s return in front of the cave entrance) is in big trouble,’ notes Le Nouvel Observateur.