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date rape

1. noun Forced sex 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 sex 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, rape

rape culture

A society whose widespread views and actions (such as victim blaming and dismissive attitudes toward sexual trauma) have the effect of normalizing rape. A rape culture ignores and thus perpetuates the devastating physical and psychological effects of rape.
See also: culture, rape

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, rape
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The point is, "What was she drinking?" must never be a question asked to rape victims because that is part of excusing rape.
There is a segment of society that believes rape laws were made for women to give them extra-legal protection i.e.
The figures, taken from 3,922 male and female respondents of varied ages and political persuasions within Britain, also suggested people over the age of 65 were more likely (35%) to think non-consensual sex within a long-term relationship was not rape, compared with 16% of those aged 16-24.
| Mohammed Suhail Arif, aged 30, of Huddersfield, is charged with rape of girl aged 13 to 15.
But they warned more needed to be done, with male rape victims still seen as "second-class citizens".
A Rape Crisis spokesperson said: "Around 90 per cent of rapes are committed by known men and as these statistics show it is often by someone the survivor has previously trusted or even loved.
Experts are calling a Domestic Abuse Sexual violence." Some 14 per cent of rapes were committed by a friend, and a further nine per cent by a person the woman was on a date with.
The minimum punishment in case of rape of woman has been increased from seven years to 10 years, extendable to imprisonment for life.
Durana said educating both male and female teenagers on crimes such as rape and on dangerous date-rape drugs should be included in the updated rape prevention guidelines.
Risa Hontiveros noted that while the intention of the anti-rape information material may be good, it insults rape victims and other sexual violence and promotes victim-blaming.
India's rape problem: India has among the highest number of rapes in the world.
Mr Motube revealed that statistics show 2 047 rape related cases countrywide in 2017 alone, an increase of 31 cases from 2016, noting that most cases were date and drug facilitated rape.
The women's movement across the world has always criticized retaliatory, populist 'solutions' to sexual violence that in a highly patriarchal vein overemphasize the sexual aspect of the assault and reinforce the stigma attached to rape. Typically then, the demand for death penalty for rape embodies the prevailing patriarchal bias in assessing the wrongness of such an assault.
As the initial investigations proved, there was involvement of high Hindu officials including legislatures, police officers and even the Hindu Temple people in this brutal act of rape and murder.
He was arrested for his involvement in five rape cases, and two mobile phones with 10 sim cards were recovered from him, he told the media.The DIG claimed that two rape cases were lodged against him in 2015 and 2017, one each year, at Quaidabad police station in which it was reported that two girls aged between 7 and 8 year old were raped.