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Date Rape : Rape And Rape

- ... It 's extremely scary to me that they do not know what the legal definition of date rape is. The Australian......states, the legal definition of date rape is non-consensual sexual intercourse by a friend or acquaintance. You are saying no and they do not stop and they typically use force to continue. Even if you 've passed out, they are still using force to penetrate, especially for the female who was a virgin at that time. Date rape is not about love, it 's about power and control . It happens involving some sort of power and control by the perpetrator....   [tags: Rape, Date rape drug, Sexual intercourse]

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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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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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Date Rape Drugs

- The newest and frightening form of drug induced rapes often involves date rape drugs. Date rape drugs makes the victims pass out and this makes them unable to resist what is happening to them and they cannot recall what happened to them during an assault. Date rape drugs also known as predator drugs are any drugs that are used in assisting in the execution of drug facilitated sexual assault. A drug facilitated sexual assault is date rape or acquaintance rape that a person does not agree to. Date rape drugs are used to assist sexual assault which includes sexual intercourse, rape, and attempted rape, touching inappropriately and putting something in the vagina since the victims do not under...   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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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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Date Rape

- Rape defined is forcing sexual intercourse upon someone without his or her consent. This isn’t just a girls’ problem, boys have to deal with this too. According to the American Psychological Association, nearly one in ten girls and one in twenty boys say they have been raped or experienced some form of sexual assault (Atlanta Journal, 1). Almost more than half of rape victims know their attacker; they don’t report it or tell anybody. In most date rape cases, the attacker and victim have known each other for at least a year or even longer....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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Date Rape

- Date rape happens a lot when people are in college, more women than men but it’s still something that happens more than it should and I ask what are the colleges doing on campus to prevent this from happening to more college students. I think that colleges are trying to stop date rape from happening as best as they can but I also believe there is a lot more they could be doing to try and stop date rape. College students shouldn’t have to worry about going out on a date, party, or just to a bar for drinks with their friends....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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Blurred Lines: The Date Rape Song

- For twelve weeks Blurred Lines was at the top of the Billboard 100 charts and could be heard thumping from speakers everywhere. Sung by Robin Thicke and featuring prominent rappers T.I. Harris and Pharrell, this track was proclaimed the anthem for summer 2013 . At the surface the song is seemingly harmless with a cheery rhythmic beat and catchy lyrics, but when examining the song and accompanying music video, Blurred Lines is anything but harmless. Dubbed “that rape song” by many discerning listeners, Blurred Lines is a song about the blurred lines of consent....   [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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Facts and Opinions on Date Rape

- Date rape: Apart from marital rape, date rape is another serious offense towards female victims, which have low reporting rate (Munsch & Willer, 2012). Date rape situations involve an agreed upon social interaction and are often characterised by romantic interest and some level of prior sexual intimacy (Pumphrey-Gordon & Gross, 2007). Why date rape occur. Date rape is a serious offence, it happened with various reasons. At this point, almost all the victims are female. Women get drunk while dating with somebody is the most common cause of date rape (Pumphrey-Gordon & Gross, 2007)....   [tags: sex, alcohol, victim]

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Date Rape

- He starts to unzip her dress but she refuses. He holds her hands tightly and whispers in her ear making her know that he wants it and he’s not going to stop until he gets it. She’s known him for 1 year but at this moment it feels like 1 hr. She doesn’t want to hurt him because she loves him. She feels obligated to give him what he desires; ignoring that promise she made to herself years before. He pulls down her panties and this time she cannot resist. He’s too strong, he’s too big and he won’t stop for nothing....   [tags: Sex Crimes]

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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

- Date Rape Every two minutes, somewhere in the world, someone is sexually assaulted. Of these approximately 248,000 victims, about 87,000 were victims of completed rape, and 70,000 were victims of sexual assault. Up to 4,315 pregnancies may have resulted from these attacks. Calculations based on the (National Crime Victimization Survey). Rape is often misunderstood. For one reason rapist are usually portrayed as a stranger, his motivation is entirely sexual, and the victim is always a young and sexy female....   [tags: Rape Sexual Assault Crimes Essays]

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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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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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The Tragedy of Date Rape

- Exemplary Essay - The Tragedy of Date Rape In the fall of 1995, Kristin Cooper was a sophomore at Baker University in Kansas. She was a member of Alpha Chi Omega, an expert skier from the mountains of Colorado, a swimmer, and was active in band, choir and drama. On the night of New Year's Eve of that same year, her mother Andrea Cooper came home to find Kristina dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head on the family room floor. Cooper shared the story of her daughter's last months through an essay titled "Kristin's Story"....   [tags: Expemplification Essays]

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Ruffies The Date Rape Drug

- Ruffies The Date Rape Drug They’re called "roofies," "R-2s," "rib," "rope," "The Club Drug," "Mexican Valium." The clinical name is Flunitrazepam, but it’s the effect that is important. It’s called the "date rape drug" because one of its most frightening and dangerous uses is to commit sexual assault: a drug slipped into a drink without the victim’s knowledge. Roofies are tasteless, colorless, odorless, and they dissolve in liquid within seconds. When the drug is taken or ingested alone it creates a drunk-like state; when used with other drugs such as alcohol it can become a lethal mix....   [tags: Papers]

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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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Date Rape

- Date Rape When people think of rape, they might think of a stranger jumping out of a shadowy place and sexually attacking someone. But in fact there different forms of sexual assault. Acquaintance Rape also known as date rape, is one of the most common among female adolescents and college students. About 60% of all reported rapes are committed by someone the victim knew. Rape is a crime of violence, and you can be arrested, prosecuted and properly punished by the law. There are ways to try to prevent date rape....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Date Rape

- While it is popularly associated that rape involves a kidnapping of some type by a criminal that the victim has never come in contact with before, this belief has been disproved over the years by the number of cases of acquainted rape, also known as date rape. Date rape is forced or coerced sex between partners, dates, friends, friends of friends, or general acquaintances, often with the illegal use of drugs to alter the state of mind of the victim. Recent statistics show that the most common form of rape is date rape, which comprises 78 percent of all rapes....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Date Rape

- Date Rape In an ideal world, all men would be caring , respectful, and protective. This is not an ideal world; every woman has a responsibility to herself and to understand the risks and to protect herself fagainst them (Date Rape: The Danger is Not From a Stranger 13). One of the biggest risks from a male to a female is date rape. Date rape is the crime in which the victim, most of them women, is forced in to having sexual intercourse by someone they are familiar with (1). 1 in 4 women will be raped in their life time....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Date Rape

- How many of you know someone who has had something stolen from them. How many of you know someone who has been held at gunpoint. How many of you know someone who has been date raped. You might and not even know about it. In 1985, Mary Koss, a professor at Kent State University, surveyed approximately 7,000 students on thirty-two campuses on behalf of Ms. magazine and found that one in eight women were the victims of rape. Experts estimate that as many as 90 percent of all rapes are never reported....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Date Rape

- The following morning is a dreadful, long one that stays with you forever. The memories in your mind keep crawling up every night when you fall asleep. You keep asking yourself, “Why did it happen to me. What did I do wrong?” Yet no answer comes to mind, all that you can think of is being violated, being misled for a simple task-rape. Why does it happen to us. What do the men see when the door is opened and a gorgeous women stands in front of their eyes. The mind collapses trying to find a solution to the problem....   [tags: essays research papers]

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College Women Stop Getting Drunk and College Men Stop Drinking

- Sexual assault encompasses the criminal act of rape; however it seems as if many relative cases spawn from various alcohol encounters. In Emily Yoffe’s article “College Women Stop Getting Drunk,” she links both victim and perpetrator to alcohol. How can this cause be changed. Performing rape accidentally, or knowingly I do agree with Yoffe’s statement “Let’s be totally clear: Perpetrators are the ones responsible for committing their crimes.” In Yoffe’s article she covers both the perpetrator as well as the victim, though spending more time on the latter....   [tags: College Rape, Date Rape]

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Date Rape Drugs

- Date Rape Drugs The date rape drug rohypnol, otherwise known as “roofies” is a major issue today on college campuses everywhere. This drug is an illegal drug, which is an accomplice to many rapes occurring everywhere around the country. Assailants dissolve a few tablets of roofies in a drink and give it to an unaware victim. The victim drinks the contents and, within twenty to thirty minutes, begins to feel the effects of the drug. Among other effects, roofies is a sedative and muscle relaxant, and causes amnesia....   [tags: Papers]

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date rape drugs

- "Date Rape Drugs" Alcohol has been the "date rape drug" of choice for years. Now there are some "new" drugs on the market, which are being used for date rape. These drugs are Rohypnol, and GHB, or gamma hydroxybutyrate. They're used to "spike" unsuspecting victim's drinks. This can be easily done because these drugs have no odor, color or taste when put into a drink. These drugs are being increasingly used by youth – in many cases as a date rape drug because of its ability to affect willpower....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cause Effect Essay - The Causes of Date Rape

- Cause Effect Essay - The Causes of Date Rape There is no one direct cause of date rape. Although there are usually three key elements involved, socialization, miscommunication, and/or changing sexual mores. In a general sense, traditional male and female roles in society are part of the problem. Men are taught at a very early age to be aggressors; they participate in aggressive team sports, are encouraged to be competitive, not to give up, to keep on trying. They are encouraged to have strong sexual feelings and to experiment with their sexual satisfaction as a part of their masculinity....   [tags: Expository Cause Effect Essays]

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Date Rape: When Friend Turns Foe

- Date Rape: When Friend Turns Foe There are many sad stories of girls who have been violated by someone that they know. They almost all begin with a wonderful night and eventually get taken advantage of. The woman in the situation may feel as though she asked for it. The male may feel as though she didn't say no, so if I do this I am doing nothing wrong. It is horrifying how many times this has happened to a woman. Men take their strong, masculine image and use it to their advantage. They may try to use guilt, lies and/or aggressiveness to get a girl to have sex him....   [tags: social issues]

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The Connection Between Substance Abuse and Sexual Assault

- Introduction This paper is intended to look at the connection between substance abuse and sexual assault. In Canada, sexual assault and rape are far more prevalent than many people know and/or want to admit. This paper will be looking at sexual aggression along with three different populations of sex offenders and the correlation with substance abuse. These populations of sex offenders include: adolescents, college and university students, and adults (other than students). Before exploring sexual aggression and sexual assault, the following are some statistics showing the prevalence and scope of the issue....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]

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Rape Is An Act Of Rape

- ... Anger rape is usually committed from hostility build up and is usually not done for sexual satisfaction and according to cmos.org, power rapist are motivated by the power of being able to control the victim and typically they rape because they feel more masculine. (http://www.csom.org/train/etiology/4/4_1.html) The last type of rapist is classified as a sadistic rapist; these rapists feel pleasure from seeing their victims in pain. Sadistic rapist unlike anger and power rapist, rape for pleasure....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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A Brief Note On Rape And Rape Crimes

- ... Rape kits are a very intrusive process that women have to go through in the same body regions where they were abused (Alter). Charlotte Alter from Time magazine writes that rape kits can take up to four hours long and included being prodded, poked, and photographed in very intimate areas. A lot of rape kits are sadly forgotten or mishandled by the police, which is why many cases will go cold, but luckily legislation passed that pushes for the investigation into cold rape cases from forgotten or mishandled rape kits (Alter)....   [tags: Rape, Abuse, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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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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Rape And The Highest Unreported Crime

- ... Date rape tend to be a classmate, co-worker, boyfriend, neighbor, and even someone you went on a date with. The reason why women fail to report date rape is because society influence them to believe that they asked for it by what she was wearing, how she flirted, or simply her body language allowed the perpetrator to assume and take action. It is never the victim’s fault, regardless of how she acted or what she did to manipulate the situation. Marital rape is the force of sex without consent from a spouse....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual 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 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 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 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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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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Sexual Assault And Sexual Rape

- ... Another type of sexual assault is acquaintance/ date rape. Date rape is committed by a person the victim knows. This person could be a friend, relative, date, employer, or a recent acquaintance. It is one of the most under-reported violent criminal acts because of the fact that many survivors do not realize that they have been sexually assaulted. Date rape is a problem in all communities (“Types of Sexual Assault”, 2011). Stranger assault is an act of sexual assault outside of the victim’s normal relationships....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Rape- An Unwanted Sexual Violence

- Rape – An Unwanted Sexual Violence Sexual violence, especially rape, is a major emerging health related issue in the United States of America. According to the NISVS survey conducted by the CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 20 percent of the women and 1.5 percent of the men (in the U.S.) have been involved in rape cases at some times in the past, while about 50 percent of the women and 20 percent of the men have been victims of sexual violence (other than rape) at some point in their lifetime (this may include coercive sexual intercourse, unwanted and un-consented sexual contact as well as experiences)....   [tags: Sexual Violence, Health Related Issue, Rape]

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The Rape Of College Rape Incidents

- ... Some mental problems rape survivors may acquire are depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Lastly, they are “more prone to develop an eating disorder” (“Rape and Sexual Assault”). There are three different types of rapists that put those survivors through mental and physical pain. The three categories are the anger rapist, power rapist, and the sadistic rapist. The anger rapist is very abusive and leaves physical injuries behind on the victim. Also, their attack on the victim is spontaneous....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, War rape]

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Rape Is It Committed By Strangers Most Of The Time

- One of the most common misconceptions about rape is that is it committed by strangers most of the time. However, this is not the case. Date rape is an epidemic affecting tens of thousands of people across the world at staggering rates. The rape stereotype in our culture today is a jumping out of the shadows type of rape. Most people think that when someone is raped either their house is broken into and they are attacked, they are kidnapped, or something along those lines. Actually, 84% of women know their attacker (Hammond)....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Informed consent]

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Marital Rape

- Society’s view of rape is that it only occurs at night to women in dark alleys by men they have never seen or met before. In reality there are two types of rape in which the victim knows the attacker. One of these is known as Acquaintance rape and the other being marital rape. All forms of rape have long term impacts on the victims, for a victim of acquaintance rape they can feel especially shameful if the attacker was a relative or superior at school or work. For victims of marital rape the assaults can be violent including verbal and physical abuse....   [tags: acquaintance rape, sexual intercourse]

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Rape Is A Non Consensual Sexual Act

- ... GHB can come as a liquid with no color, white powder, or a pill that when slipped into a drink, can make it salty (Cunha, 2015). Fifteen minutes is all it takes for GHB to set-in. The effects — which are relaxation, drowsiness, sweating, vomiting, coma, or death — can last three to four hours. This drug is easy to overdose on, especially when it is used in a date rape since the victim isn’t the one determining the dose. GHB is still legal in the U.S, along with Ketamine (Cunha, 2015). Ketamine is a fast-acting drug that when used, a person may be aware of what is going on but have no feeling and cannot move....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Rape Culture And Its Impact On Society

- ... President Barack Obama states, “An estimated one in five women have been sexually assaulted during her college years.” A study performed by the U.S. Department of Justice, shows that approximately eleven percent of undergraduate women have experienced sexual assault when they were incapacitated and unable to provide consent, not knowing that they had been given a drug. Another major aspect of the rape culture is the way a woman portrays herself. It could be as simple as the way a woman dresses, or the way a woman acts, such as, weak, dependent, or compliant....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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The Effects Of Rape Prevention Programs On Men 's Attitudes

- ... Now, the frats boys in the rape-prevention program was assigned to help out a sexually assaulted survivor and what a man can do, they’re trying to get rid of the stereotypes that the movies and the media showed and exposed so many young teenagers. Sometimes it opened the fraternity boys’ eyes because they had no idea how much it impacted the survivors to finally get help they needed and some emotionally support too. Sometimes the survivors don’t get any support from friends and families because they may be disgraced to religions or to the family....   [tags: Suffering, Abuse, Rape, Violence]

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Rape Is A Vicious, Horrible Act That Can Scar A Victim

- ... Later in time the idea on marital rape being impossible to commit was reinforced by the Unities Theory. This theory identifies a man and a women as one once they are married, thus the woman becomes the man’s property and her existence is suspended (#2). Many states believed they had no right to intervene in a “sexual relationship between a husband and a wife” and they will not invade “the sanctity and intimacy of a relationship,” and were afraid of “vindictive wives” using marital rape as a leverage in divorce and child custody cases (#2)....   [tags: Marriage, Rape, Sexual intercourse, Gender]

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The Rape Of A Woman 's State Of Mind And Physical Appearance

- ... When women are unable to bring themselves about to report their rapes, men feel as if they can get away with raping women without any consequences. Almost all of the time, men are stronger than women during these attacks. Women try to fight against this which makes men become angry. Men become physically violent. Their victims are often left with damages to their body. They may have bruising, cuts, black eyes, and maybe even broken bones. Being raped destroys a woman’s psychological system. They often suffer from major depression, the fear of having contracted AIDS, low self-esteem, distrust of other people, suicidal thoughts, and some even suffer from drug abuse....   [tags: Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual intercourse]

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Examining of Estrich´s and Pineau´s Discussion on Rape

- This essay will examine Susan Estrich’s and Lois Pineau’s discussion on rape. Both contribute insights on our society’s negligence when it comes to the protection and justice for women. Estrich provides a peak into the legal system on how it determines rape. We will see that the law is shaped in a way that continues to oppress women and leave them unprotected. Pineau furthers the conversation on placing responsibility on the victim to prove the crime. She narrows her focus on date rape and raises an objection to the model of consent that shapes our culture’s attitude and our country’s law....   [tags: law on rape, aggression, legal system]

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The Problem Of Rape Has Been Going On For Centuries

- Invitations are on cards not clothes 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 said did 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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The Stranger Rape Scenario Analysis

- ... This also related to Study 2 in which those with higher benevolence sexists views promoted less sentences to perpetrators that had committed sexual assault. The following article was review of two films done by Leisenring, where she discusses the concept of sexual consent and how they are presented in each film. The first film she discusses about is an autobiographical documentary called, The Line, by Nancy Schwartzman, where this women describes her experience after being date raped by a coworker....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Statutory rape]

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Medical Center : A Victim Of Rape

- ... Lobehan said she was able to turn her head around and she saw Brown on top of her. Lobehan said she looked right at Brown 's face and was 100 percent sure it was him. Lobehan said brown was holding his T-shirt up with his teeth, and buttoning his pants. Lobehan said she was shocked by what had just happened, pulled a blanket over her, closed her eyes, and laid back down. Lobehan said she heard Brown said "I think someone is out there", as if he was startled, and Brown got off the couch. Lobehan said she fell back asleep and did not wake up until about Cynthia came in the trailer to check on her....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Police]

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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 Sexual Assault Against Women Act

- ... Some mental problems, rape survivors may acquire are depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Lastly, they are “more prone to develop an eating disorder” (“Rape and Sexual Assault”). There are three different types of rapists that put those survivors through mental and physical pain. The three categories are the anger rapist, power rapist, and the sadistic rapist. The anger rapist is very abusive and leaves physical injuries behind on the victim. Also, their attack on the victim is spontaneous....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, War rape]

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The Realities of Rape

- Imagine you are a 28 year old woman, and have been working for a Wall-Street bank all day. You decide to go on a run in Central Park to wind down your day. It is a cool evening. The air is lush and Central Park breathes with the energy of New York. It is April 19th, 1989. You start your run off strong. Halfway through your run, you turn a corner and a man steps out from the shoulder. He strikes you with a tree branch. You realize he is dragging you. Everything spins. You cry out for help and howl with pain....   [tags: violation, sexual assault, crime]

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Why The Rape Is Used As A Weapon Against Women

- ... After missing the game against Syracuse, which they lost, Jones was allowed to come back with having a curfew. The next game against Miami, he led the team to a victory. Two days after his suspension and hours after the game against Miami, he missed curfew and was filed for trial for raping and sodomizing one woman, and joined by two other men, all three of them raped another woman. Jones and the two girls were acquaintances, but he didn’t say how the two girls knew each other. One girl was a student at Louisville and the other took online classes at Western Kentucky University....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Sexual assault]

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A Definition of Rape in the United States

- Rape is often misunderstood and misinform, for the lack of society way of teaching to not get rape instead of teaching not to rape.Rape is unwanted sexual force against your will and consent. It is when a person is unable to resist because their unconscious,incapacitated or legally unable to consent (hg.org legal resources). They’re different kind of rape under the law. There is Statutory rape when an adult has sexual intercourse with an underage. An underage that gave consent is not considered consent ,because they are a minor and it is not legal (hg.org legal resources)....   [tags: minor, sex, consent]

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date violence

- Date Violence Sigmund Freud, an early Austrian psychologist, is famous for his fundamental contributions to research in psychology. The greatest contribution of Sigmund Freud is considered to be the so called psychoanalysis. This method of research was based on case studies through recording and study of the mental problems of his patients. After having thoroughly studied hundreds of such cases, Sigmund Freud arrived to a conclusion, that many of the psychological problems of adults are triggered by some unpleasant events, that occurred during their childhood or youth....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Rape Culture of College Fraternities

- When you are a senior is high school your main focuses are finishing your college applications and if your a girl of course prom, you don't realize you are a year away from entering college and the world of "rape culture". It is said that rape culture exists because we don't believe it does. Rape culture is defined as "an environment in which rape is prevalent and in which sexual violence against women is normalized and excused in the media and popular culture." We already have an idea that in colleges where sports is glorified that some professors will allow athletes to get away with numerous things from cheating to missing numerous classes but fraternity events can be high risk for rape....   [tags: dangerous places for women, University]

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The Categorization of Rape as a Hate Crime

- The Categorization of Rape as a Hate Crime As rape and hate crimes are separated into different categories, their definitions are almost exactly alike. Rape is the crime of having sexual intercourse with a person against their will usually influenced by violence and the will for domination. Hate crimes are physical crimes against a certain group; fortunately they also are usually influenced by violence and the will for domination. Rape and hate crimes are a huge part of today’s society however they are protected under and placed in different categories, where as they should both be in the same category....   [tags: Sexual Violence]

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Rape Culture in the Media

- ... Challenge Accepted.” (3a). There are entire television shows based around rape, such as Law and Order SVU. They trivialize rape making it seem almost common place and less heinous than it actually is (5a). But rape culture isn’t only spread by shows that specifically show it off in their titles. Shows like Game of Thrones can’t get through one episode without showing off a woman’s body or implying rape (5a). Even sitcoms like “Two Broke Girls” join in on it. This is especially surprising as the show is about two women and co-created by a woman....   [tags: Sexuality, Degrading, Society]

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The Reality of Rape

- Running head: THE REALITY OF RAPE Rape is a crime of violence and aggression that not only hurts a victim for the moment, but it shatters her entire life. According to the Britannica Encyclopedia, rape is defined as “any kind of unlawful sexual activity, usually sexual intercourse, carried out forcibly or under threat of injury and against the will of the victim.” This definition has been redefined to cover same-sex attacks and attacks against those who are incapable of valid consent, including persons who are mentally ill, intoxicated, drugged, etc....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Rape: You Could Be the One in Six

- Every two minutes someone in the world is being sexually assaulted or raped. In our generation, teenagers, use the words “ you’re raping me” to rough play with one another, the serious concept of rape is then minimized to light teasing; when in reality, rape physically and emotionally scars a person. There are ten different types of rape- sexual assault, child sexual abuse, drug facilitated assault, obsessive/ sadistic rape, sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, stranger rape, and partner rape....   [tags: assault, victims, drugs]

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Essays on Rape

- Essays on Rape Only Words, by Catharine MacKinnon is a collection of three essays; each essay argues her claim that sexual words and pictures should be banned instead of Constitutionally protected under the First Amendment as free speech. In her first essay, “Defamation and Discrimination,” MacKinnon takes the stance that pornography is sex, and should not be treated as speech, but as a sexist act. She claims that pornography is an action, just as, “a sign saying ‘White Only’ is only words, but … it is seen as the act of segregation that it is.”(MacKinnon 13) MacKinnon claims that other action words, such as death threats, are banned, pornography should be banned as well....   [tags: Catharine MacKinnon Susan Estrich Essays]

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Why is the conviction level for rape so low?

- “Last year around 6.5% of alleged rapes led to conviction. Why is the conviction level for rape so low?” The question this essay addresses is the difficulty, in convicting rapists and understanding why the conviction level for rape is so low. Proving a rape happened is easier said than done, there are many factors that are critical to contributing to a conviction. Why is the conviction level for rape as low as 6.5%. To comprehend the underlying levels of conviction there are unfortunate factors from the police, the criminal justice system, the probability of evidence and issue of consent that make convictions immensely difficult to prove....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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Rape

- Here is a number for you: 354,670. That is the number of women that were raped in 1995 (RAINN 1). That is equivalent of one woman being raped every two minutes (RAINN 1). Want more numbers. “In the last two years, more than 787,000 women were the victim of a rape or sexual assault” (RAINN 1). And one more statistic that might get your attention is that only 37% of rapes are reported to the authorities (RAINN 2). Fortunately, there are ways to drastically reduce these numbers. For starters women need to know what constitutes rape....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Effects Of Rape On Women

- Webster’s Dictionary describes rape as the crime of forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse. Rape is a crime in which most women cannot defend themselves. The fear of rape plagues every woman at some point or another in her life. The traumatic effects of rape vary from mild to severe, from psychological to physical. This paper will evaluate rape, as well as the effects it has on women, the theory behind male dominance and patriarchy, and differences in demographics....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Many teenagers engage in sexual activities. Teenagers also drink and do drugs. When most teenagers go to college they go to parties, and there is drinking and sex everywhere. Sometimes at the parties there is non-consensual sex. Non-consensual sex is a horrible thing that happens to a lot of females, and sometimes men. Non-consensual sex is the same thing as rape. Getting raped is a traumatic even that causes a great deal of stress in many ways, and is also hard to convict the rapist. To help understand what happens to victims and how they feel; here are the results of a survey done in 1985 and 1993....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sexual Harassment and Rape

- Sexual Harassment and Rape Cheryl, sixteen, trainer for her high-school girl's volleyball team and photographer for the school newspaper, arrived at the gym at about 9:00 Saturday for a volleyball tournament. She left her purse and equipment with friends while she went to the restroom. When the game started and she hadn't returned to the team's bench, her friends went to look for her. Her raped body was found behind some stage backdrops on the balcony of the school auditorium(Booher 12). Sexual harassment and rape are prevalent in all aspects of society....   [tags: Sexual Harassment Essays]

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Rape and Sexual Violence

- Rape and Sexual Violence Rape and sexual violence is a very serious problem that affects millions of people each year. Rape is someone taking advantage of another person sexually. Sexual assault can be verbal, physical, visual, or anything that forces a person to join in unwanted sexual contact or attention. ("Sexual Assault.") Rape is one of the most underreported crimes. In 2002, only thirty-nine percent of rapes and sexual assaults were reported to law officials. ("Sexual Violence: Fact Sheet.") Victims sometimes do not report that they have raped because of shame or feeling that it was their fault....   [tags: Sexual Assault]

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Aquaintance Rape

- Aquaintance Rape There are many types of rape. A very important type of rape is acquaintance rape. According to a researcher named R. Lance Shotland, there may be five kinds of acquaintance rape: beginning, early, relational, rape within sexually active couples (RSCA) with battery and RSAC without battery. They are "described both in terms of length of the relationship and previous sexual activity." The first type of acquaintance rape is the beginning date rape. This form of rape happens within the first few dates while the couple is still getting to know each other....   [tags: Papers]

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Rape Culture

- Rape Culture Many of the attitudes, beliefs, and mistaken ideas about rape have been with us for centuries. By looking at myths, such as “women ask for it,” and “it would do some women good to get raped,” from a historical perspective, lead us for better understanding how they evolved. Women are still seen as the property of men, are protected as such. Men and women are still taught to occupy very different roles in today’s world. Men are usually more aggressive, and women are seen as passive....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Acquaintance Rape

- It’s 3:20 am. on a Friday morning, and pitch black out. The only things visible are the tree branches and pavement shining from yellow streetlights that carve out a path from the parking lot to the back door of my building. Living on campus at Towson I should’ve owned mace, but I clutched my car key instead, pointed outward ready to stab the eye of anyone deciding to come out of the dark after me. The brisk walk up the hill seems to take half an hour. Finally under the bright lights of the overhang I swipe my card quickly to get inside....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Rape- How Can We Change

- Rape– How Can We Change. Although the country has seen crime rates plummet in recent years, rape continues to be a major concern in America. According to Annette Fuentes’ article, "Crime Rates Are Down... But What About Rape?" in Ms. magazine, "an estimated fifteen percent of women are raped or molested at some point in their lives" (22). While big cities such as Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, and New York have seen the rates of violent crimes such as murder, robbery, and aggravated assault plummet, rape has not been so fortunate....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Should Not Be Charged With Statutory Rape

- In this scenario, it seems as if John will be charged with Statutory rape. The young lady that came out the bar and was going back to his dorm said she was 16. Statutory rape is sexual intercourse with a minor. Even though she said she was 16, she was really 19. So the girl was not underage and could in fact consent for herself. His defense will be she is not underage. As goes for John, the female who was 19 and the 250 pound baby tiger that walked out of the improperly latched cage nothing happened....   [tags: Tort, Tort law, Negligence, Law]

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Camille Paglia's Rape and the Modern Sex War

- Camille Paglia's Rape and the Modern Sex War Camille Paglia writes the article, Rape and the Modern Sex War, which is about young women being vulnerable in today’s society against rape and how feminism has mistakenly led women to believe that they aren’t in any danger. Paglia states her opinion to women because she believes “that women are vulnerable and should be aware of the pervasiveness of rape” (83) all the time. Rape has been around for hundreds of years and the effects it has on women are life long terrifying memories....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Popular Music Perpetuates Rape Culture

- I am terrified to have a daughter, because the men of the world will be out to get her. She will be born into a world where she will spend the rest of her life being seen as less. She will be objectified. She will be bullied for her appearance. As she grows up, she will have fewer opportunities for success. She will have to learn how to defend herself not only from the dangers that face the whole world, but perhaps even from her own date. Her father and I will spend her entire life fearing for her physical, emotional and mental safety....   [tags: Sex in Pop Music]

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Marriage, Love, Rape and Pornography from the Female Perspective

- ... Even in Movies/ TV shows, they show women is in charge of house and that male brings in the income and takes care of outside of the house. In my own family i take care of upstairs and my own bathroom since i get so paranoid when someone else tries cleaning it and moves all my stuff away where i have it set and simple for me. I even vacuum and make sure its clean and take nearly a whole day just to make sure its all nice and neat and not dirty. Where everyone sees an image of a woman cleaning and taking care of the kids at home....   [tags: women studies]

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