• Statutory Rape Age Laws Sex
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    Statutory Rape Laws The term "statutory rape" is used when the government considers people under a certain age to be unable to give consent to sex and therefore consider sexual contact with them to be a rape. The age at which individuals are considered to give consent is called the age of consent. The age of consent can ranging from thirteen to twenty-one, depending on the limits set by each state in accordance with local standards of morality. Even sex that violates the age-of-consent laws but ...
  • Date Rape When Friend Turns Foe
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    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 agg...
  • Rape Thing Wouldn Sad
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    Rape is the shallowest and most disgusting thing that anyone could ever do to someone. Anyone who would have the gall to do that doesn't deserve to live. I have no respect for anyone who has done that. I also believe that the penalty for rape should be stricter. It is pathetic what rapists get now; they get like two to three years. It really angers me when I think about it. One of my best girl friends was a victim or rape. This was really hard for me to grasp, she was like family to me and I co...
  • Date Rape Women Woman Sex
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    Date Rape In an ideal world, all men would be caring, respectful, and protective. Thesis not an ideal world; every woman has a responsibility to herself and to understand the risks and to protect herself f against them (Date Rape: The Dangers 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 rap...
  • Prison Supreme Court
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    We all know that our prisons are the final frontier for the socially rejected criminals and violent offenders. We know that our prisons are so overcrowded that the Supreme Court of California issued a court order to reduce the number of inmates. We know that since there are more inmates in prison the chance of getting rehabilitated is very slim. And we also know that the ratio of supervision of guard to inmate is extremely high. But do we know what goes on in our prisons and jails? We know we ha...
  • Date Rape Sexual Victim Victims
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    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 fe...
  • Present Study Rape Women Men
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    Ch wee Lye Chang (Dec. 1999) An Assessment of College Students' Attitudes and Empathy Toward Rape. College Student Journal Methods: The study is a descriptive cross-sectional survey implemented to assess students' attitudes toward rape and empathy toward survivors of rape. A pilot study using 30 college students with a two-week interval was used to establish reliability of the ATR and RES. Subject's birth day, month, and first three digits of their phone numbers were used as identifies for the r...
  • Rape Fantasies Story Estelle Telling
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    "Rape Fantasies" is written by Margaret Atwood in 1977. Basically this short story is about the narrator, named Estelle, recalling a conversation of several women during their lunch hour. It starts with one of Estelle's co-workers, asking the question "How about it, girls, do you have rape fantasies?" (pg 72) The story goes on with each woman telling their supposed "rape fantasy" to one another. As each is telling their fantasy, Estelle is doing her best to try to deflect the situation by making...
  • Date Rape Women Problem Paglia
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    Down Chad, Down! ! ! Good boy. Date rape. The sound of the words pierce a knife into American idealism. For some it may be easier to cope with the concept of 'sexual assault' or hear the more lyrical 'acquaintance rape'. The fact remains that 'date rape' has become a serious problem in the United States. Date rape is not the stereotypical 'man in the bushes with a knife' type of scenario. Date rape is when the victim actually knows the rapist. They may be classmates, have mutual friends, or eve...
  • Effects Of Rape On Women
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    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 demogra...
  • Date Rape Woman Man Women
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    When people hear the word 'rape' they might imagine a stranger leaping out from the shadows of a dark alley and attacking someone. Although this is partly true, most rapes are committed by people who know their victims. When intercourse is unwanted and forced upon by someone you know, it is known as "date rape." It occurs daily and is prevalent on virtually all college campuses across the nation and in cities all over the world. Date rape generally occurs when a man is alone with a woman. Altho...
  • Fear Of Rape Women Raped Subjects
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    RAPE EXPERIENCES AND FEARS IN CONSIDERING THE PHENOMENOLOGY OF WOMEN'S FEAR OF RAPE (FOR), this paper will examine both the psychological elements of FOR as well as women's experiences of rape. Information in this paper has been based on a study conducted at the University of Queensland during 1992. All subjects in this study were female aged eighteen years and older from non-clinical populations. Therewas a total of 412 subjects, with 58. 8 per cent of subjects under thirty years of age, a med...
  • Date Rape One Disadvantage Female
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    Maria Costello 12/13/04 Dr. Fata-Micciche Assignment #3 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 pu...
  • Rape Traumatic Stress Disorder
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    "Before the rape I felt good. My life was in order. I was getting ready to get married. Afterward everything changed. I kind of lost who I was as a person... I asked him 'Didn't you have a wife or a girlfriend you could do this with?' He said 'I like this better. I like it better this way.' "-Victim Testimony, Trial Transcript, People V. Eric Barnes, Kew Garden, New York, July 6, 1984. Rape is a physical attack, not sex. Rape crisis counselors and researchers define rape as an act of violence i...
  • Minister Jailed During Rape Trial
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    MINISTER JAILED DURING RAPE TRIAL Summary Supreme Court Justice Richard Bucher jailed Jung Woo Lee, a fifty two year old pastor at a church in Flushing, for raping his twenty-one year old niece. Lee said that he realized he was attracted to her almost as soon as she arrived because she was wearing short shorts and also the way she crossed her legs, like movie star Sharon Stone in Basic Instinct. Lee admits to having sex with the niece, but not raping her. When asked if he thought she was leading...
  • Rape Acquaintance Women Men
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    Thesis: Acquaintance rape, a crime that psychologically and socially impacts its victims, continues to flourish on American campuses and college administrators and society must impose stronger preventive measures. Although rape has taken place since history began, America just began to acknowledge its rape problem in the early 1970 s. Urged by the strong feminist movement of this time, woman began to come forward with their stories. The very act of speaking out - on the printed page and at publi...
  • Rape Shield Law Sexual Victim Women
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    In the 1970's, under pressure from feminist activists, lawyers, and legislators, most states changed their rape laws to ease the emotional burden of rape victims who testified in court. They had found that, for many women, going through the legal process was as painful as the rape itself. No longer did a woman have to show up in the court with broken bones and missing teeth to be taken seriously. Rape shield laws prohibited lawyers from delving into the victim's sexual history. As a result, rape...
  • Date Rape What You Need To Know
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    "I knew him for a long time. We met through mutual friends, and we hit it off right away. He was good-looking and really nice so I accepted his offer to dinner. Afterwards, he invited me to his apartment to listen to some cd's of the band we had discussed over dinner. As we listened to the music he began to touch me in inappropriate places. I told him to stop but he didn't. When I got up to leave and he pushed me into the bedroom, threw me onto the bed and raped me." This story, like many other...
  • Didn't Really Happen Rape Meaning Parts
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    1. Frege's solution consists of five parts. First, the principle of extensional ity states that the meaning of an expression is the thing it refers to. Second, the principle of compositionality states that the meaning of an expression is completely determined by the meaning of the parts and the way those parts are ordered. For example, a sentence with ABC is different than sentence CAB because even though the contents are the same, the order is different. Third, both can not be true. Reference ...
  • Rape The Crime Acquaintances Can Commit
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    In the dictionary, rape is defined as! SS the crime of engaging in sexual acts with a person who has not consented!" . When people hear the word! Scrape!" , they usually first think of a stranger being the rapist forcing another person to do sexual acts without their permission. The actual fact is that most rape cases are committed by acquaintances that the victim knows (i. e. Husband / wife , employee, co-worker, friend, date, etc. ). Acquaintance rape affects the victim! |s emotional health m...