By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Survey results from the Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (Institute for Applied Economic Research - IPEA) on violence against woman and attitude towards rape released on March 27th have stirred outrage and controversy in Brazil.

Among its most polemic results, the IPEA survey found that 65 percent of respondents agreed with the statement: "Women who wear clothes that show their body, deserve to be attacked."

Many outraged Brazilians immediately began to mobilize against the findings on social networks. After a call to action from the Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here