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Date Rape : Rape And Rape

- DATE RAPE Introduction I’m assuming that you 've all heard of date rape. Apart from knowing what the physical side of rape is, there are many students who aren 't aware of the facts in depth of what really happens in these circumstances. So today I’m going to briefly talk about this. I‘m sure you’ll all agree with me that it’s quite scary at any time learning about date rape, but so much worse if you become a victim. No one wants to be a victim, so it’s important that we know about the drugs used and furthermore, what to do if you become a victim....   [tags: Rape, Date rape drug, Sexual intercourse]

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Rape Culture : Rape And Rape

- Rape Culture Did you know that ninety-seven percent of rapists will never spend a day in jail. (RAINN) This fact is depressing considering the large percentage of rape victims. Things like rape and violence have a severe impact on the mentality level of people. Their lives will change forever after going through an intense situation such as being molested, beaten, or anything along those lines. It has caused people to commit the same crime, become severely depressed and suicidal, as well as many other unfortunate events....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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The Rape Of College Rape Incidents

- College Rape Incidents There are many women that are raped, but “numbers don’t begin to tell the whole story” (“Rape and Sexual Assault”). Universities can do more to help prevent rape on their campus. Acts like Title IX and Violence Against Women Act can be enforced further more at colleges. Also, the staff and students can help prevent rape from happening; especially coaches and leaders of fraternities can inform athletes and fraternity brothers about rape because they are usually the perpetrators in rape situations....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, War rape]

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Rape As A Rape Victim

- We live in a world where we care more about a rape victim 's clothes than the fact that they were assaulted and it’s time we address that. No one cares about rape victims today. It’s old news; nothing but some exaggerated tale crafted by the dreaded feminazi. These cases are all too easy to dismiss―we have lots of practice at it. For example we’ve coined many phrases such as: they could have fought back. They should have walked a different street. They’re lying. Men can’t be raped they can defend themselves....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Rape culture, Sexual slavery]

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Rape As A Victim Of Rape

- Rape is an issue that usually occurs to females and is more likely executed by males than females. Nonetheless, a female’s position in rape can and does go further than being the victim. Considering that women can be the perpetrator in this sexual assault, who are their victims. Rape can occur to anyone by anyone. In the same way a female can be a victim of rape, so can a male. According to RAINN, an anti-sexual assault organization, “About 3% of American men have experienced attempted or completed rape as of 1998, an estimated 4.5 million as of 2010” (Who Are the Victims?)....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Abuse]

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Rape And Sexual Assault And Rape

- Sexual assault and rape are terrifying, violent crimes and represent a serious problem in society. Edwards, Turchik, Dardis, Reynolds, and Gidycz (2011) reported that up to 25% of US women will experience completed or attempted rape in their lifetimes. Aronowitz, Lambert, and Davidoff (2012) state the most vulnerable population is women between the ages of 16-24 and 25 out of 100 women will report being raped during their college years. Miller (2014) reports 67% of victims know their perpetrators while only 24% attackers are strangers....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Violence]

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Rape : Rape On College Campuses

- Rape on College Campuses 1. Introduction “I felt his hands start to move down towards my shorts as if he was trying to unbutton them or pull them off. I was still crying at this point and felt so scared that I couldn’t move” (Henneberger, 2012). These are words written by a college freshman after she had been raped, but they are true for many others as well. According to the Rape Crisis Center of Medina and Summit Counties, “every two minutes someone in the US is sexually assaulted” (Get the Facts)....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual intercourse]

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Rape : A Victim Of Rape

- One out of three African-American women will become a victim of rape in their lifetime. (Starling, 1998) Rape is a subject that many people do not like to talk about and many incidents go unreported. Rape is put into three different categories; Date Rape, Marital Rape and Sexual Assault. Victims of rape are not subjected to just gender, race, or age group it happens to men, women, children, and the elderly. Many people do not realize the change in a person’s life after being raped or sexually assaulted....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Is Rape A Victim Of Rape?

- just want to sleep. Acoma would be nice. Or amnesia. Anything, just to get rid of these thoughts, whispers in my mind. Did he rape my mind too?” said Laurie Anderson. Laurie Anderson, like many others, expressed herself in this way after being raped. Rape occurs every couple of minutes somewhere around the world and in some cases never reported. Rape can leave victims physically, psychologically, and emotionally damaged. According to girlshealth.gov rape is sex that you do not agree with, including forcing a body part or object in a person’s vagina, rectum, and or mouth.” In other words, any illegal sexual activity forced onto an individual without consent....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Rape Is An Act Of Rape

- According to the Department of Justice National Crime survey, every 2 minutes someone is raped or sexually assaulted in the U.S. Just March 16, 2013, two high school football players were convicted of rape. One offender asserted” I just needed some sexual attention,” and the girl was too drunk to answer, but did this give them permission to have sex with the girl without her permission. Emphatically no, even though the offender will say the victim gave them a reason under no circumstances does anyone deserves to be assaulted....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Rape And The Murder Of Rape

- Imagine a world where robberies can be justified. When a man claims to have been robbed, he is asked a series of questions to justify the legitimacy of the supposed crime. Even if the robbed man names the robber and has proof against said robber, the man who was robbed is never fully believed. “You often give to charity, you probably wanted to be robbed,” he is told. Thus, the robbed man is held responsible for himself being robbed, and the cycle continues with the next victim who says he was robbed....   [tags: Rape, Abuse, Sexual assault, Crimes]

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The Rape Of Rape Culture

- Rape culture still exists Rape culture is a setting in which rape is pervasive and normalized due to societal attitudes about gender and sexuality. Many women live in the fear of being raped while most men aren’t disturbed by this at all. Men see women as objects. Women are raised to have no power in relation to men. Women have just as much rights as men but they feel inferior due to societal beliefs. Women often get blamed for being raped. From whether they were drinking to what they were wearing....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Abuse, Scapegoating]

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Rape And Prevention Programs For Rape

- This is a paper about rape and prevention programs for rape. I could not find anything about preventing rape locally so found a website that goes in all 50 states. Rape is about power and is a crime that should not be taken lightly(Nemeth,2012). Rape is classified as sexual assault in Arizona and had a lot more detail in it then just rape(Format Document,2012). I could not find anything about rape prevention in bullhead city. But I found the CDC 's Rape Prevention Program(CDC,2014). It is a program where people get educated about rape....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Abuse, Sexual assault]

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Rape As A Victim Of Rape

- Rape is the unlawful compelling of a woman through physical force or duress to have sexual intercourse. According to the Sexual Assault Statistics “,only 16% of rapes and sexual assaults are reported to the police department per year.” Women who are a victim of rape suffer a lifetime of fear, emotional stress and depression, but their rapist is sentenced to a maximum of 20 years in prison, depending on the severity of the case. After 25 years, Crista Stephens out of Houston, Texas can now speak about the night she was attacked and raped, but still, trembles every time she speaks her rapist name....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault, Assault]

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Victims Of Rape And Rape

- accused and, in reality, it is [the victim] who must prove [their] good reputation, [their] mental soundness, and [their] impeccable propriety” (215). This is still true in today 's day and age. Victims of rape still have to decide if they are going to report their rapes or not. They are forced to deal with the many traumatic side effects. Some of those side effects are physical, some are emotional and some are a chaotic combination of both. Also the victims of rape have to handle the sometimes crippling stigmas associated with being a victim of rape,including being blamed for their own assault....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Sexual Assault, Rape, And Rape

- What is sexual assault. Sexual assault is, “any type of sexual contact or behavior that occurs without the explicit consent of the recipient. Falling under the definition of sexual assault are sexual activities as forced sexual intercourse, forcible sodomy, child molestation, incest, fondling, and attempted rape” (Sexual Assault). Sexual assault is something very serious and dangerous and can mess a person’s life up both physically and mentally. Females are feeling unsafe on the grounds of places were they are going to get an education to make a dream come true....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Rape, Racism, And Rape

- In class we have discussed a sensitive topic about rape, there was a lot of issues discussed, key questions raised, and even some possible solutions offered, In this paper I will be writing about the issues that was discussed upon in this meeting which was talking about rape. When talking about rape it is something serious people out here in this world are dealing with especially more females than males when it comes to this. and also this paper will be talking about how rape culture is perpetuated, what is rape culture?, this town hall meeting raised up a lot of good scenarios onto how this world deals with rape and how people feel about it....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault, Gender]

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The Rape Of The Lock

- Throughout the years women have struggled with discrimination against what they can and cannot do and how they can do or not do something. Women are looked at as being pretty and being housewives. Many people today follow the same sexest guidelines are in the past old years. These types of women are supposed to obey their husbands all the time and they were not allowed to work. Alexander Pope, the author of The Rape of the Lock, writes this poem of a woman, Belinda, who he criticizes upon his heroic-comical ways....   [tags: Woman, Poetry, Female, The Rape of the Lock]

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Rape And Rape Culture On American Society

- Rape and rape culture have been a longstanding issue in American society. Looking at modern influences such as the media, our nation’s history, and the way our Consider the following: How has rape culture evolved through our history. What role does the media play in rape culture. And most importantly, how has rape become institutionalized in American society. First things first, it is important to understand what the terms rape and rape culture truly mean. Many people see the two terms and interchangeable....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Violence against women]

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A Brief Note On Rape And Rape Crimes

- It’s a very real and sad state of affairs that there are still too many instances of rape and then victim blaming. Just a few years ago, one of the most notorious and shocking rape crimes made headlines out of Steubenville, Ohio in 2013. The local high school’s administration was accused of covering up the rape of a teenaged girl by at least two football players at a party while she was unconscious after being heavily intoxicated. As a minor she has had the advantage of not having her name revealed by the press, but she still had to deal with all of the terrible things that had happened to her on top of her sexual assault....   [tags: Rape, Abuse, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Is Rape A Murder?

- If a person hits someone with their left hand when they are right handed, did they still hit someone. When a person hurts someone without intending to, did they really hurt that person. This is the same situations as when a girl is raped. Being held against a person’s will and sexually taken advantage of is rape. Even if a person is drunk, wearing tight clothes, or about to have sex and then changes their mind and says no, it is still rape. People may say that girls are the reason why they are raped but it is no ones fault except the rapist....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Rape And Its Effects On Women

- Rape is something that has been taken very seriously in the United States, or may I say in the world. There are many victims that play apart of this problem. Schools are taking charge and making sure that the safety of this issue is being set. What many don’t know is that Marital Rape is also a big that can happen to girls. There are people that pay no attention to this factor because there is a marital relationship between the two. Marital Rape is affecting many women physically and emotionally because of the lack of interest people have for it....   [tags: Rape, Marriage, Spousal rape, Woman]

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Rape And Social Disorganization Theory

- Rape and Social Disorganization Theory Introduction There are different definitions of rape and why it occurs, I will be discussing the different types and characteristics of rapes well as why I chose to use the social disorganization theory to discuss rape, and the reasons behind why it happens using that theory. The theory correlates the social control of the rapist’s neighborhood and the lack of control, which can often lead to delinquency. Summary of Criminal Behavior The definition of rape according to the FBI used be “The carnal knowledge of a female, forcibly and against her will” which only included women, because the thought was that men could not be the victim because they were a...   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Types of rape]

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Rape Should Never Be Considered

- The answer to this question seems quite obvious at first: rape should never be considered ‘okay,’ but too often in our society it is allowable. Excuses are made, victims are blamed and the perpetrators face little to no punishment. In our society it often feels like raping someone breaks only a folkway instead of a mores. The perpetrators rarely face legal or social consequences for their actions while the victims often find themselves further violated by society. Very few people would answer the above question as it is affirmatively, but how would people, in this case Pennsbury High school students, respond to this question when it is phrased in such a way as to not provoke such a knee-jer...   [tags: Rape, War rape, Victim, Question]

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Is Rape A Crime?

- As long as human existed, there was always rape. In Greek mythology (religion), there were rape occurring constantly, gods, especially Zeus, rape other gods, creatures, and humans. In the late Roman Republic, there was a legal law called Raptus ad stuprum, “abduction for the purpose of committing a sex crime.” Although rape was a crime in Roman Republic, rape was a popular theme in their religion, myths, and legends. Not every force sex is deemed to be seen as rape, such that slave rape is not considered a crime, but more of a property damaged to the owner....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Police, Sexual assault]

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The Stranger Rape Scenario Analysis

- The stranger rape scenario was about a women walking home after having coffee with her friends and a man just comes up to her and sexually assaults her. Study 1 concentrated on blameworthiness based on the scenario presented to the participants randomly; that being a scenario of acquaintance or stranger rape. Study 2 focused on sentence length for perpetrators recommended by participants based on type of rape. For both, study one and two they had used Likert scales to determine blameworthiness and sentence and to measure benevolent sexism in relation to study one and two....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Statutory rape]

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Rape Culture: How Society Reacts to Rape

- What do you think and feel when you hear the word rape. Do you feel uncomfortable. Maybe even angry. Your certain feelings and emotions towards this word is a result of rape culture. Rape culture, essentially, is how a society as a whole sees and reacts towards rape or instances of rape. In 2013 rape was defined by the FBI as, “Penetration… of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.” (Division’s Crime Statistics Management Unit 1)....   [tags: controversial rape cases]

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Victims of Rape

- Rape is a form of victimization that is highly underreported. The crime of rape has been denied throughout the ages. Women were believed to secretly desire the prospect of being raped. In addition, there was even the belief that rape was not possible (Pilkington, 2011, Lecture Unit 4). In some ways, this denial of rape has continued within our society. Denial about victimization has only added to the negative feelings rape victims have and why they choose to let their victimization go unreported....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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The Rape of Nanking

- Nikolina Jovanovic Global Lit Accel Dudek April 4, 2014 Rape of Nanking In late 1937, the Japanese army brutally murdered and assaulted civilians in Nanking, China over a period of six weeks. This event in history was one of the most horrendous and also an event that is rarely talked about or taught in school. This part of history was known as the Second Sino- Japanese war. The Japanese had a contempt for the Chinese people, thinking that they were the lowest race on the planet. China had a benefit by being a larger country and because of that Japan always had something to fear....   [tags: Second Sino-Japanese War, mass rape]

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Alcohol and Rape

- Exposure and Outcome Rape can ruin lives. The sexually violent act is associated with a long list of public health concerns, including disease, unwanted pregnancy, physical trauma, mental and emotional suffering, and death. While rape can be simply defined as sex without consent, the impact rape has on society is complex. Victims are often stigmatized. They feel ashamed, weak and at fault. An estimated 18 percent of women in the US reported being raped at least once in their lifetimes, according to a 2007 study cited by the Center for Research on Violence Against Women....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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The Rape Epidemic

- Rape causes depression, loss of self-esteem, self-incrimination, and suicide. Therefore the consequences of rape should be life in prison or put in a mental institution. Rape should be banned nationally because you don’t know who could be raped next. Victims fear personal and family safety after a tragic incident like being raped. Narration The trauma of rape can lead to depression and can put victims in a horrible mental state of mind. Symptoms of depression can go unnoticed for long periods of time especially if the victims doesn’t speak out and tell someone....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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Rape Is A Horrible Event

- “Most sexual assaults are committed by an acquaintance or date. Approximately 75% of all rapes are date or acquaintance rapes. Most of these crimes either go unrecognized, unreported, unsolved, or unproven” (“The Hard Facts). Date rape is a terrible event and can happen in several ways, but it can be prevented. It can happen when someone is forced to have sex without consent on a date or at a party or when the attacker uses any type of abuse drugs in order to “spike” the victim’s drink and then commit the act of sexual assault; but how to prevent date rape is to recognize what it is and the dangers of it, to be cautious of all surroundings, to identify specific behaviors, and to be careful o...   [tags: Rape, Date rape drug, Sexual assault]

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Rape As A Weapon Of War

- These policies are crucial because of the prevalence of rape during war and because some of these rapes will lead to unwanted pregnancies. Rape has historically been part of war and is one of the most invasive crimes that can be committed against a person. Whether it is the 200,000 Korean women held as sex slaves during WWII , the 250,000 to 500,000 girls and women that were raped during the Rwandan Genocide or the girls that have been kidnaped and are being used as sex slaves by ISIS , rape has historically been used as a weapon of war....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Pregnancy, Sexual slavery]

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The Issue Of Rape Kits

- You have asked me to write a paper based on the issue of rape kits in America being untested. Some of the questions to be addressed are, could the United States police departments be held liable for the amount of unprosecuted rapists and backlogged rape kits based on a theory of criminal negligence and or a theory of disruption of justice. Could police offices across the country be held liable for the mental stability and self-destructive states of the victims they have failed based on the same theories stated above....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Police, Statutory rape]

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The Myth of Rape Culture in America

- “Rape is as American as apple pie,” says blogger Jessica Valenti. She and other feminists describe our society as a “rape culture” where violence against women is almost invisible. According to feminists, films, magazines, fashion, books, music, and humor cooperate in conveying the message that women are there to be used, abused and exploited.(Kitchens, 2015) Rape culture, which was coined as a culture during the second wave of feminism during the early 1970’s and was, according to the encyclopedia of rape, “often used by feminists to describe contemporary American culture as a whole.” Rape culture, by definition though, is “a culture in which rape and other sexual violence (usually against...   [tags: Rape Culture Essays]

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The Harmful Effects of Rape

- The concept behind the word, action and idea of rape is a scary thought. Rape is defined as a type of sexual assault, usually involving sexual intercourse, which is initiated by one or more persons against another person without that person’s consent (Kelland, 2011). Rape is a demoralizing crime that can leave the victim with lasting negative psychological affects. This paper will discuss the different types of rape, the cause and effects with rape and the harm rape can cause to its victims. When most people hear the word “rape”, they automatically think of the attacker being a stranger forcing themselves upon another and doing unwanted sexual things to the victim....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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Date Rape: How Will Be Next?

- “The sexes are at war” according to Camille Paglia, author of “Rape: A Bigger Danger Then Feminists Know” (2). The number of date rape cases is on the rise, especially among college students. Paglia claims that the cause for this is women not being careful around men. However, feminist like Susan Jacoby, author of “Common Decency”, claims that is more of a social cause. According to research the causes are women not being self aware, the media and the leading cause being alcohol and drug use....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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A Closer Look at Date Rape

- “Feminism has not prepared them for this,” states Camille Paglia in her essay “Rape: A Bigger Danger than Feminists Know.” The “them” in Paglia’s statement is referring to women, and she is discussing the topic of date rape. Susan Jacoby, on the other hand, writes in her article “Common Decency,” that feminism is not responsible for the rising cases of date rape, but that it is the men who are at fault. Paglia’s argument is insightful and accurate, but Jacoby’s writing is flawed and not well-researched....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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Medical Center : A Victim Of Rape

- On Wednesday 08/31/16 at 2118 hours I was dispatched to Multicare Auburn Medical Center to contact a victim of rape which occurred at 1006 17th ST SE in the City of Auburn, King Co, WA. I contacted the victim, Keshia Lobehan, and her friend Cynthia Roberts in room 20 of the hospital emergency room, where she was in the process of getting a rape kit completed. Lobehan stated she had been raped yesterday, Tuesday 08/30/16, at the above address by a male she knew by "Jerry". It should be noted Jerry was later identified by a Wisconsin driver’s license as Jerry Brown....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Police]

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Rape And The Civilian Society

- Despoil in the military occurs more often than many civilians believe. It is very important to address situations that are entirely intolerable. Rape in the civilian society is seen with disgust and dishonor. When women or men are raped many, don’t report it since they are ashamed that they have endured such an atrocity. Rape is not just an action against an individual, but a violent crime that can scar a life permanently. Rape transpires in all parts of the world, including the United States....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Assault]

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Rohypnol: The Date Rape Drug

- Rohypnol is a very strong benzodiazepine. It is ten times more powerful then any other benzodiazepine valium, the effects are felt very fast by any user. The drug usually works on the body for up to eighteen hours or (sometimes longer). Also during that time the user will feel many symptoms and some are: Drowsiness, disoriented, and they can loss consciousness. Most people when they take Rohypnol will suffer from a form of amnesia that prohibits memory formation for as long as they have the drug in the body....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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Intoxicated Sex is Not Rape

- Is intoxicated sex not consensual sex. It is clear that most people would quickly respond with various signs of affirmation which all center around the statement: “of course, intoxicated sex is not consensual sex.” This is the reigning viewpoint among many ethicists, who take up a huge percentage of our society, who argue that alcohol use impairs a person’s judgment. Because of this, the decisions one makes while intoxicated are decisions that have not been adequately contemplated. Consequently when a person agrees to engage in sexual intercourse while under the influence of alcohol, one is unable to give full consent to such a big decision....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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Date Rape and Acquaintance Rape

- Date rape is not a rare incident. Surveys indicate that in 84% of rape cases, the victim knows the attacker, and 57% of rapes occur on dates (Warshaw 11). However, what is even more surprising than these high statistics is that most incidents of date rape go unreported. Several theories exist that try to explain this phenomenon. For example, many women may refuse to believe that their “friend” raped them. In fact, they could eventually convince themselves that it never happened. Additionally, there is confusion following the attack in which memory and emotions become mixed up....   [tags: The Tragedy of Date Rape]

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Rape And The Highest Unreported Crime

- “Every 107 seconds, an American victim was sexually assaulted and 68% of sexual assaults aren’t even reported to the police” (Statistic/RAINN). Rape is a crime that is overlooked throughout the world. Some are even shocked when they realize the full existence of what all is considered as rape. According to my human sexuality power points 63% of all instances of sexual victimization are perpetrated by dates, lovers, or husbands. I always viewed it as a stranger in a dark alley snatching you up and forcing themselves on top of you, but majority cases aren’t even displayed in that scenario....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Club Drugs and Date Rape

- Ecstasy, also known as MDMA, is a club drug that is extremely popular amongst high school and college students. Because club drugs can enhance enjoyment from touch they are used to increase intimacy and, worse, in rape situations. They are also used to stimulate psychedelic effects and to energize the user for the night. These designer drugs lead to the deaths of multiple people each year. Club drugs are created to induce a stimulant and psychedelic effect; however, these sensations are definitely not worth the addictive and disabling effects they may cause....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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Rape : An Example Of A Social System

- Rape is a taboo subject and is known across the globe as an unacceptable, yet why is so prevalent in India. As individuals we know that rape is a horrendous act that causes a lot of trauma for the victim. Rape in India is an example of a social system in which men feel that they need to be dominant, despite changes in society‘s attitudes towards women. Every 20 minutes a woman in India is raped (Feingold, pg.1). The high rates of rape to Indian women lead activist groups like Maitree to come in and fight for the government to take action on forced sexual assault....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Police, Assault]

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Rape Culture: Are Women Asking for It?

- Merril Smith’s Encycolpedia of Rape defines the term “rape culture” as “one in which rape and other sexual violence against women . . . [is] both prevalent and considered the norm” (174). Rape is not a new subject in today’s society, its origins reaching far back into history. What causes rape, though. Is it the primal drive of men to exhibit dominance over all women, or do the women share the blame because of the way they dress, act, or do their makeup. Modern American culture would place the blame on the woman who “provoked” the attack; however, a woman should not have to park closer to the building she is entering, nor should she have to carry protection just in case a sexual predator dec...   [tags: Rape Culture, Sexual Violence, Women]

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The Second Rape

- ... Many times in the mass media women will fake that she does not want to have intercourse, but in reality she is hoping the man will force her into having some kind of sexual act. “A high percentage of non-incarcerated rapists and child molesters have said that they have been incited by pornography to commit crimes” (Frey). This scenario can easily be misleading and is a common excuse rapist may use. People also believe that rape can occur only to women who live the “wrong way”, those who are believed to be sexually active, uneducated, lower class or mentally ill....   [tags: rape victim, rapist, crime, sexual assault, blame]

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The Legal Definition Of Rape

- 1. Legal definition of rape in 6 countries. Rape in China – According to Wikipedia, rape in china is a common crime that someone acts sexual assault with the victim who doesn’t give consent to sex. However, unfortunately, in china, marital rape and Same-gender rape are not defined as a sexual assault. Rape in USA – From Wikipedia, rape is sexual penetration with using an attacker’s vagina, mouth or anus without victim’s consent. In fact, threating or using any unlawful force to cause death or harm someone also includes among Rape....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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The Rape Of The United States

- 17.7 million: The number of women who have been involved in attempted or completed rape. 293,066: The number of rapes in the U.S. a year. 284,275: The number of sexual offences that result in no conviction or jail time. 49,013: The number of repeat offenders still on the streets, most committing around 6 rapes. 4,000-17,000: The range of pregnancies resulting from rape. 107: The number of seconds between rapes in the U.S. 35: the percentage of men that would rape if they knew they could get away with it....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Rape And Its Effects On Society

- The public does not know how to adequately and appropriately respond to rape because usually when these incidents occur, typically perpetrated by men victimizing women, society tends to blame the survivor, while excusing and justifying the attacker. This almost always occurs when the perpetrator is a white, upper class male, seen in the most recent case with the rapist from Harvard who was only sentenced to six months in jail for raping an unconscious woman. Rapists of color are typically given longer sentences than white rapists, while sometimes, many of these rapists do not serve any time in jail nor are charged for their crime....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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The Discourse Of Rape Culture

- I have chosen to write my paper on the discourse of rape culture in Western society. I hope to break down the rhetoric of rape in the media and in everyday life to determine how it is framing people’s perceptions of sexual assault. A focus of my paper will by on my analysis of the conversations and ongoing themes in Kesha and Dr. Luke’s court battle. In summary, Kesha, a musician, is trying to break her recording contract on the grounds that Dr. Luke, her producer, sexually assaulted her and prevents her from recording and releasing music....   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism, Rape]

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The Assault Of Rape Law Reform

- Do people know when and how to report Sexual Harassment. Why do you think some people never report it. There are many different types of Sexual Harassment like sexual abuse in men and women, sexual abuse in the military, workplace, colleges and almost everywhere. It is a huge problem everywhere and the issue isn 't brought up as much because it isn 't reported or people who are behind the assault scare victims into believing that they will be in trouble or are embarrassed. Once more women and men start reporting or even just informing more people of what is sexual harassment is, that way they know how and when to report it....   [tags: Rape, Abuse, Sexism, Sexual intercourse]

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Sexual Violence And Rape Culture

- Prior and Current Knowledge Society has a funny way of thinking that if we blame others we can protect ourselves. This is why the wrong people end up getting the blame placed on them, especially during times of distress. We see this a lot when new cases involving rape arise. Instead of the perpetrator being blamed for what they did, the victim is the one who gets faced with the blame for something they had no control over. As a result of victim blaming as it is called we have created a culture known as rape culture....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual intercourse]

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Rape And Sexual Assault Happens

- Rape, one of the most physiological damaging events that can happen to a person, an act of violence and force that will always remain with the victim. Rape can be seen as one of those topics that are deemed to be highly sensitive and serious but there will still be sources who find a way to say that the act of rape is one that can be provoked. Whether they say that the victim was wearing clothing that was showing too much skin, or that the victim was in a state of drunkenness, I believe that in no matter what situation the victim was in, rape can only be blamed on the assaulter....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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The Violence Of Rape Culture

- Rape Culture is defined as “… a culture in which dominant cultural ideologies, media images, social practices, and societal institutions support and condone sexual abuse by normalizing, trivializing and eroticizing male violence against women and blaming victims for their own abuse (Phillips cited in Kacmarek).” In today’s society, rape culture is prevalent in essentially every person’s life. While there are many different ways rape culture can present itself, all aspects of the culture are disturbing and in most cases, quite harmful – whether physically or emotionally....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Abuse, Bullying]

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The Problem Of Rape Violence

- imagine that you live in a world that you couldn 't just say no. Where you were forced to do things that you didn 't want to do. Imagine that just because you said no, that wasn 't enough. That you were worthless, that what you say not matter. This is how 293,066 Americans feel per year(“How often does sexual assault occur?”).They are victims of sexual assaults, there refusal wasn 't enough for someone to stop. No one can truly understand how these people felt until they realize what the problem is, why it 's happening and some solutions to the problem....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Rape Culture Within The United States

- As discussed in my exploratory paper over the possibility of a rape culture existing in the U.S., the conversations surrounding this idea often splits feminists (and other advocates) over the label’s legitimacy. The general consensus of the debate surrounding rape culture seems to rest on two sides: some feminists believe we have aspects of society that normalize sexual violence, particularly rape, while other advocates and feminists believe that while the U.S. has barriers to overcome in decreasing sexual violence, rape culture is an exaggerated way to label those barriers....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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Rape Is A Serious Form Of Violence

- Forcible rape is a serious form of violence. There are two types of rape and three major theories of explaining why rape is caused. The FBI has a specific definition of rape, but rape is a complex phenomenon that needs more in depth explanation to fully understand it. This research defines the types of rape and gives an in depth explanation of the theories of why rape is caused. Rape is a form of violence which is defined as a “carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will,” by the FBI....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault, Assault]

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Rape Culture And Its Effect On Women

- A woman claiming to have a boyfriend is the easiest way to get a man to leave her alone because he respects another man more than he respects the woman. This is just the beginning of the newly coined term “rape culture.” Over the past few years, the term has risen in popularity in society, encompassing all aspects of gender discrimination toward women, primarily focusing on the rape epidemic in America. Shown in a recent study, one in five women survives rape or attempted rape (Maxwell). Not only is that a startling statistic, it represents real women who are faced with the difficulties of rape culture every day....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Sexual assault, Victimisation]

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The Marital Rape Exemption And The Fourteenth Amendment

- "To Have and to Hold: The Marital Rape Exemption and the Fourteenth Amendment." Harvard Law Review 99.6 (1986): 1255. Web. The Author of, To Have and To Hold: Marital Rape Exemption and the Fourteenth Amendment, first explains the history of why in the earlier days marital rape was not considered rape. There were certain traditions that are concluded in the article, where women, traditionally gave up their “identity” and replaced it with their husbands. Having taken their husbands identity, they became property of their husbands....   [tags: Marriage, Rape, Domestic violence]

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Rape As A Form Of Violence

- Violence is a visible continuing issue worldwide, the manner in which practitioners, politicians and the public view violence can often distort the form, features and impact of violence (Stanko 2006). As a result, it is necessary to understand the different forms of violence separately, as a unique phenomena (Stanko 2006). With this in my mind, this essay will focus on the issue of rape as a form of violence. Given the detrimental impact that rape can have on the victims (Gannon et al 2008), it is paramount that researchers are quick to investigate the causes of rape and establish any possible prevention techniques that can be applied....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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A Peak Under the Skirt of Rape Culture

- "Did you see what she was wearing; no wonder he assumed she wanted it." Does this sound familiar to anyone. It does to me. This is just a glimpse of some words, and actions, that are only the tip of the ice-berg; we call 'rape culture'. A lot of people are unaware this sort of language, or behavior, even goes on. Even more people are aware of these types of things, yet they don’t find them inappropriate, or see anything wrong with a little harmless joking. The fact is rape culture affects our life, whether we acknowledge it or not....   [tags: grey rape, forceful violence]

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Rape and Women's Position

- "If you can't prevent rape, you enjoy it,” an Indian police officer. He was forced to apologies and had to resign for commenting this way about rape. It is impossible for a woman to enjoy rape. Women in today’s world have become more active and better contributor to national and international fields, but the fear of sexual assault and being raped limit their freedom. A lot of social workers, human right activists, and feminists are trying hard to ensure women right regarding sexual violence and rape....   [tags: Rape Culture, Women, Abuse, Violence]

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The Rape Trauma Syndrome : Rts

- This paper illustrates the “Nursing Care Management” of a patient suffering from a “Rape Trauma” or more precisely called “Rape Trauma Syndrome - RTS” which is a form of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In 1974, it was described by psychiatrist Ann Wolbert Burgess and sociologist Lynda Lytle Holmstrom that it is the psychological trauma felt by a victim of rape that includes changes in emotional and cognitive behavior, as well as interruptions to normal physical and interpersonal behavior.[4] 2- Pathophysiology: ‘Pathophysiology’ or ‘physiopathology’ is a conjunction of pathology with physiology....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Rape Culture And Its Effect On Society

- Rape can be defined as the act of forceful penetration of private body organs without the permission of the victim. It is the act of forcing a person to have sexual relations without their consent. Rape culture can be defined as the culture in which it is normal for women to be raped and are blamed for their own assault because it is assumed that they provoked it in one way or the other. Rape is a way for a person to get what they want from the victim with power and force. Since men are the ones who are in pursuit of power, they are mostly the ones who are involved in rape....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Woman]

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The Prevalence Of Rape On College Campuses

- The Prevalence of Rape on College Campuses Have you ever been encountered in a circumstance of being raped or knew an individual that was a victim of rape. Every one-hundred and seven seconds an American is sexually assaulted (RAINN). Rape has become a continuous problem causing controversy due to the way colleges cover up or simply hide incidents of rape throughout campus. More college students are also being raped by their own acquaintances rather than random strangers. Students, parents, and politicians question the way schools protect students and how their campuses can become more effective and efficient in preventing further occurrences of rape....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual intercourse, Victim]

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Rape And Its Effects On Children

- A friend once told me the reason that she never wanted to have kids was because she got raped. In her early teenage years she got raped by a friend. She trusted this person and he took advantage of her. He made her feel like sex was a horrible experience and never let her forget of what happened that day. This friend is not close to her parents. When she told them what happened to her, they asked her “why did you spread your legs open for him?”. Those words stay in her memory forever and till this day she remembered that cruel moment....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Cultural Myths And Supports For Rape

- Throughout Martha Burt’s article, Cultural Myths and Supports for Rape, she expresses her stance on rape myths. Burt defines rape myths in her article by “testing the hypothesis derived from social psychological and feminist theory that acceptance of rape myths can be predicted from attitudes such as sex role stereotyping, adversarial sexual beliefs, sexual conservatism, and acceptance of interpersonal violence.” (Burt 217) I believe that it is only right to say that it is practical to state her definition could have its place in cultural history because the fact of rape has been around forever....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Rape Culture And Sexual Violence

- What is rape culture. When society normalizes sexual violence a culture of rape is created. In a rape culture, women perceive a continuum of threatened violence that ranges from sexual remarks to sexual touching to rape itself. A rape culture condones physical and emotional terrorism against women as the norm. In a rape culture both men and women assume that sexual violence is a fact of life. Do we live in a rape culture. Of course we do. No it’s not every day that you hear of a new rape case, but there are examples all around us that clearly identify that we are without a doubt living in a rape culture....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Rape Of The United States

- Rape crimes in the United States is out of control. People need to see what is going on instead of ignoring it. Our nation needs to acknowledge that women aren’t the only ones getting raped. Men are also get sexual assaulted. Additionally, why isn’t the justice system helping these victims. Why aren’t these victims trusting our own police and system. Why are people the looking the other way on the issue of rape. Our nation needs to end this crisis right now. Instead of making the number of rape crimes increase, we should decrease it....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual intercourse, Assault]

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Sexual Assault And Rape Myths

- Sexual violence is a national issue that permeates every aspect society. Sexual assault and rape is an ongoing problem, evident by the troubling statistic that roughly 20 million out of 112 million women (18.0%) in the United States have been raped during their lifetime (Kilpatrick, Resnick, Ruggiero, Conoscenti, McCauley, 2007). Despite the continuous push for gender equality, the current culture of society perpetuates victim-blaming tendencies towards innate cognitive processes and media influences....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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The Issues Posed by Blaming Victims of Rape

- In contemporary North America, if one were to ask almost any member of society what were the most heinous crimes a human being could commit, almost assuredly rape would be listed amongst every top five. Maybe it would even be competing for the number one spot. It is highly unlikely, absurd even, to think that any reasonable being would not find rape (or the broader term of sexual assault used in Canada) to be an abhorrent act becoming of no real human being. However, knowing this: that is, that the vast majority of citizens in North American society are in agreement on the nature of such a crime, it is all the more puzzling that many continue to harbour a mindset that gives th...   [tags: Rape, victims, crime]

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Is Rape A Victim Of Sexual Assault?

- It is very troubling to hear that 1 in 5 women in University will be victims of sexual assault, and even more so that less than 60% of cases get reported. The purpose of my paper is to put emphasis on how important it is that more people be informed about rape culture, but to also explain how men are just as important in working towards prevention as are women. If you would ask yourself if rape was okay, your answer would more than likely be no… but then why is it that our society suppresses our knowledge on sexual violence while also sometimes portraying the image that the woman is to blame....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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The Rape Of Campus Sexual Assaults

- waist. Her underwear was on the ground; her hair disheveled and covered with pine needles” (CITE). Two males witnessed Turner thrusting his hips on top of her while he was using his phone with flash. It is clear his motivation was power rape. After being denied by her sister, Turner went to assault the victim while she was alone and under the influence. He was rejected and that frustrated him, wanting complete power and control over her sexuality and body. The mishandling of campus sexual assaults is present in this case when the attackers sentence was minimized to 3 months with good behavior....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Rape Culture And Toxic Masculinity

- We chose to analyze a Bud Light beer bottle slogan, “the perfect beer for removing ‘no’ from your vocabulary for the night,” and the ad campaign for “#UpForWhatever.” The first impression we got from the slogan was a connotation of rape. The ad does not only promotes victim blaming, but it also promotes a risky lifestyle of doing stupid things and drinking in general. Bud Light pulled the slogan because it enraged customers and non-customers alike. The slogan itself perpetuates rape culture and toxic masculinity which are detrimental to the progress of society as a whole....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Abuse, Bullying]

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Rape : A Victim Of Sexual Assault

- In about the time it takes you to brush your teeth, someone is becoming a victim of sexual assault. In 2013 there were 334,297 reported cases of sexual assault , of those, 44% of the victims were under the age of 18, according to Rape, Assault, Incest National Network or RAINN. Over half, 68%, of sexual assaults are not reported to authorities, and because of that 98% of rapists will never see the inside of a jail cell. Sadly there is an even more shocking statistic, 4/5 victims know who their assaulter is....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual intercourse, Victim]

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Blaming Rape Victims in the United States

- Victim blaming occurs when a victim of a crime is held responsible, partly if not entirely, for the wrongful act committed against them. In the United States, victim blaming is most prevalent in circumstances of rape and other sexual assaults towards women. This stems from being a society that views women as lesser beings, as evidenced by unequal pay, under representation in the media, and an inadequate presence in government. When women are viewed as lesser beings and are not respected, violence against women prevails....   [tags: Victim Blaming, Rape Essays]

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Why Do Women Not Report Rape?

- Why are some people deemed beautiful while others are not. In high school, the popular girls were envied because of their beauty. As an adult, the pretty woman gets the guy. Women are constantly trying to change themselves to be more beautiful. But beauty is pain, being constantly harassed for having boobs and a butt is a serious issue for women. Rape in the military occurs almost twice as much as in civilian life. The Pentagon passed strict laws against rape, yet only 40 percent of rapes are being reported....   [tags: Rape, Abuse, Military, Soldier]

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Rape Culture : Sexual Violence Is Considered The Norm

- Rape culture: “a culture in which sexual violence is considered the norm” (buzzfeed.com). In today’s society, rape has been occurring more and more. This is largely because rape culture is a “thing”. Today, we are teaching people to prevent themselves from getting raped instead of teaching them not to rape. Rape culture has made a habit of blaming rape victims rather than rapists, why is that. Why should victims of rape be held responsible for being raped. We shouldn’t have to adjust ourselves in order to not be “asking for it”....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, War rape]

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