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RAPE AMONGST FEMALES Rape is a very traumatic experience for the victims. One in six American females will suffer from sexual assault or rape (RAINN, 2014). Females, along with males usually suffer from depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, pregnancy and many more (RAINN, 2003). In addition, victims “may suffer from adverse emotional consequences including feelings of ongoing fear, low-self esteem, self-blame, guilt and shock” (Branch et. all, 2013).
Web. 15 Mar. 2014 Chesney-Lind, M. (1986). Women And Crime: The Female Offender. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, 12(1), 78.
Victims of Domestic Violence People today, need to recognize the importance of domestic violence. There are so many women that get physically abused and even killed every year. Women need to protect themselves more and stop going back to the abuser. The authority and court systems should be stricter on men to prevent domestic violence against women; there are so many men in this country that get away with so much because the women get scared to call for help and feel like they are prisoners. According to Ornelas there are three main types of abuse; physical, emotional, and verbal.
Its no wonder that women have begun the rise of being labeled as a criminal. “Like men, most women who are arrested and imprisoned have primarily committed property and drug related crimes” (Hackstaff and Rector, 2009). “In addition, most incarcerated women are overwhelmingly young, economically marginalized, single mothers with a high school diploma or GED...Black women are twice as likely as Hispanic women and over three times more likely to be in prison than white women” (Hackstaf... ... middle of paper ... ...for both male and female. It should be said that the within the women minority, colored women are suffering more than white women in criminal justice jobs. Works Cited Hackstaff, Karla B., Rector, Paula K. “Chapter 11: Women's Difference in the Criminal Justice System,” Investigating Differences:human and Cultural Relations in the Criminal Justice System.