April 13, Highlights 8-year-old's rape and murder sparks huge outcry across India Cops name 8 as accused in case, say 3 of them raped her for 3 days Say crime was planned by ex-bureaucrat who wanted to scare her community Eight men accused in the gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl have seized the attention of millions as rage courses through India at the horror of what the little girl suffered. The crime was planned by a former revenue officer who wanted to drive out her nomadic community of Bakerwals out of the Rassana area of Kathua.
Chances an incarcerated person is raped in the U. Afghanistan Age of Moroccan rape victim who committed suicide after being forced to marry her rapist: Kansas Country where doctors but not the rapist were excommunicated for performing a life-saving abortion to nine-year-old incest rape victim: Brazil Country where major party's vice-presidential candidate wants to criminalize all abortions including rape-related ones, because rape is just " another method of conception ": And, believe me, this is the Cliff Notes version.
Some people are offended by frank conversation about Rape and men, especially sexualized violence. I'm offended by tolerance for these assaults, scientific denialism, entertainment at the expense of people's safety and bodily integrity, and shame-infused legislation that hurts children and women and is based on the belief that all men are animals at heart.
All over the world rape acceptance, rape tolerance, rape denial and rape ignorance at best are used to restrict women's reproductive rights and impede women's equality.
At worse, rape is used strategically and with violence and malevolence as a weapon in war and as a tool of active oppression. Keeping the reality of rape in the shadows has obviously done us a massive disservice and provided cover for rapists and their apologists.
So, even though it's not easy information to digest, it's important. Maybe information is part of god's divine plan. If men like Mitt Romney really doesn't agree with them then he should grow some ovaries, so to speak, and stop playing in the same political sand box.
And, please, these men are not alone: But, again, all of this goes hand-in-hand with Facebook rape pagesDaniel Tosh rape jokesReddit rapist threadsmusicvideos, movies, ad infinitum.
This recent political display of religiously convoluted rape "reasoning" in legislation is a national shame with deadly consequences for women here and abroad. But, just as these legislators want to decide for themselves when a woman is raped, they also want to control when a woman can and cannot be pregnant and they infuse the same level of malignant know-nothingness into those decisions, too.
And, no, it does not make me feel any better that Republican Representative Steve King has " never heard of a girl getting pregnant from rape or incest. Resources If you want to understand more about the continued use of rape and its role in culture here are some suggested books.Protests are being held across Spain after five men accused of the gang rape of a teenager during the running of the bulls festival in Pamplona were found guilty of the lesser offence of sexual.
Rape is defined in most jurisdictions as sexual intercourse, or other forms of sexual penetration, committed by a perpetrator against a victim without their consent. The definition of rape is inconsistent between governmental health organizations, law enforcement, health providers, and legal professions.
It has varied historically and culturally. Oct 26, · Remember facts? Remember facts about rape? Because it turns out that a whole lot of people know less than nothing about the subject. Indeed . As a rape survivor, the conversation about how to best combat rape and domestic violence is personal and can be very challenging.
Rape culture is a pervasive part of our society because of social. Dying of shame: a Congolese rape victim, currently resident in Uganda. This man’s wife has left him, as she was unable to accept what happened. He attempted suicide at the end of last year.
Rape culture is a term that was coined by feminists in the United States in the ’s. It was designed to show the ways in which society blamed victims of sexual assault and normalized male sexual violence.