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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.
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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.
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There were 208 adult rapes recorded by Cleveland Police in 2014/15, up 63% from a total of 128 a year earlier.
But the growing number of rapes is actually an indicator that India is at last beginning to take serious steps to tackle the issue.
The figures revealed that in South Wales, there were 203 reported rapes against children during 2013/14, of which three did not lead to a conviction.
So before people start ranting at Judy Finnigan for not taking rape seriously, we need to ask why the justice system doesn't.
However, salary of around eight months was not paid by the agency and when I went there seeking the dues, people at the placement agency suggested that I file a false rape case against my employer.
He may hope that American women never learn about this record, but they deserve an answer to why he wanted to redefine rape and remove protections for rape victims," Lis Smith, an Obama campaign spokeswoman said.
Given that rape is already an abominable crime, gang rape is even worse -- if that is possible.
The rate of forcible rapes in 2012 was estimated at 52.
The Chicago Police Department recorded 1,400 sexual assaults in 2010 but the Times says none of those was added to the FBI's numbers because federal officials wouldn't accept the Chicago police's broader definition of rape.
Beginning in 1976, states began to dissolve their marital rape exemptions, and by 1993, spousal rape, just like nonmarital rape, was a crime in all fifty states and the District of Columbia.
The high number of victims has resulted in the implementation of rape prevention programs in a variety of social work practice settings, especially in high schools and on college campuses, where rape seems to be especially problematic.
A TYNESIDE rape victim has today told of her disgust at remarks made by Justice Secretary Kenneth Clarke about the crime that ripped her life apart.
Host Victoria Derbyshire presented figures showing the average jail term for rape is five years but Clarke said judges would give longer sentences for "forcible rape".
Summary: Kenneth Clarke has been forced to make a statement that he regards "all rape as a serious crime" after controversial remarks about rape.