date rape


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date rape

1. noun Forced sexual intercourse perpetrated against the victim while on a date or other social outing. The reported number of date rapes is horrific, but it pales in comparison to how many go unreported each year.
2. verb To force sexual intercourse upon someone during the course of a date or other social outing. The survey found that many men who date rape are meticulously conscious about how they go about it.
See also: date

date rape

Sexual intercourse forced by the victim's social escort. For example, Date rape is much more common on college campuses than was previously realized. This term originated in the 1980s, when awareness of the phenomenon increased exponentially.
See also: date
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The project also aims to raise awareness and make policy recommendations for the prevention of date rape and support of victims.
With respect to possible age differences in perspectives on date rape one might expect younger cohorts to have greater exposure to and familiarity with recent conceptualizations of date rape because educational institutions are now playing a greater role in providing date rape awareness and prevention programs.
Campus literature and workshops define "verbal coercion" into having sex-by- "arguments such as everyone's doing it"--as a form of date rape, and "unwanted sexual comments, jokes or gestures" as "a form of sexual assault.
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Chief executive Graham Rhodes said magistrates and judges needed to be made aware of the scientific side-effects of date rape drug.
The Association of Chief Police Officers studied 120 reported drug-assisted date rapes last year, and found zero evidence of Rohypnol.
Among them was Jade McCullow, 19, from Linthorpe, who warned about the dangers of date rape.
A I'M not saying it was exactly date rape but you knew the poor girl was in a pretty fragile state.
Despite its limited appeal for non-religious teens, compelling characters combined with the realistic portrayal of college life and of the debutante tradition make this novel worth the purchase, particularly for church groups, and may spur group discussion about the perils of date rape.
THOUSANDS of revellers were today urged to guard their drinks in Staffordshire pubs and clubs or risk becoming Christmas date rape victims.
But after Juanita met with police chiefs, all eight Scots forces agreed to adopt radical changes to date rape investigations.
A spokesman for West Midlands Police, who are about to launch their Christmas campaign to warn revellers of the dangers of date rape, said: 'Drug-assisted rape is occurring in the West Midlands.
The belief that there is such a thing as date rape.
The date rape drug is Rohypnol and, if placed in a liquid, will turn it bright blue.
Victims of date rape drugs are rendered unconscious for up to six hours.