‘Ladette’ behaviour on rise among young women

One in five young Australian women taking part in a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) study has been involved in alcohol-induced aggression, which is at a similar rate to men.

The study found 19 per cent of the 186 female participants, aged 18 to 25, said they were involved in aggressive incidents when intoxicated.

In comparison, 26 per cent of 82 men taking part in the same online survey on drinking patterns said they were involved in verbal or physical altercations.

Read more at Queensland University of Technology