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  • Date Rape Drugs
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    'Date Rape Drugs " Alcohol has been the 'date rape drug' of choice for years. Now there are some 'new' drugs on the market, which are being used for date rape. These drugs are Rohypnol, and GHB, or gamma hydroxy butyrate. They " re used to 'spike' unsuspecting victim's drinks. This can be easily done because these drugs have no odor, color or taste when put into a drink. These drugs are being increasingly used by youth - in many cases as a date rape drug because of its ability to affect willpowe...
  • Crime Of Rape
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    Running head: THE REALITY OF RAPE The Reality of Rape Crystal Hebert Southern New Hampshire University Rape is a crime of violence and aggression that not only hurts a victim for the moment, but it shatters her entire life. According to the Britannica Encyclopedia, rape is defined as "any kind of unlawful sexual activity, usually sexual intercourse, carried out forcibly or under threat of injury and against the will of the victim". This definition has been redefined to cover same-sex attacks and...
  • Common In Cases Of Date Rape
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    Rape / Date Rape Rape is the act of sexual intercourse with a woman without her consent or with a minor. Generally, for the crime to constitute rape, the woman must resist, unless she is incapable of resistance because of mental or physical weakness or deterred from it by fear of bodily harm. A woman younger than a designated age, which varies in different states, is considered incapable of giving her consent. There are basically two kinds of rape, date rape and rape by an unknown person. Date r...
  • Date Rape
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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 aggr...
  • Victim Of Date Rape
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    How many of you know someone who has had something stolen from them? How many of you know someone who has been held at gunpoint? How many of you know someone who has been date raped? You might and not even know about it. In 1985, Mary Koss, a professor at Kent State University, surveyed approximately 7,000 students on thirty-two campuses on behalf of Ms. magazine and found that one in eight women were the victims of rape. Experts estimate that as many as 90 percent of all rapes are never reporte...
  • Problem Of Date Rape
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    Rape - How Can We Change? Although the country has seen crime rates plummet in recent years, rape continues to be a major concern in America. According to Annette Fuentes' article, 'Crime Rates Are Down... But What About Rape?' in Ms. magazine, 'an estimated fifteen percent of women are raped or molested at some point in their lives' (22). While big cities such as Boston, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, and New York have seen the rates of violent crimes such as murder, robbery, and aggrav...
  • Guilty Of Date Rape
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    Date rape is a serious issue among college campuses today. Women do not realize it when it happens but they realize that they are a victim after it has happened. A big question that comes to mind is how do you know if you are guilty of date rape or if you are innocent. At the University of Illinois 1 out of every 3 women are raped. Not just by your ordinary guy though, it happens 99% of the time in a fraternity house. It also is not just one guy that does it either, it is a part of the brotherho...
  • Victim To A Date Rape
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    While it is popularly associated that rape involves a kidnapping of some type by a criminal that the victim has never come in contact with before, this belief has been disproved over the years by the number of cases of acquainted rape, also known as date rape. Date rape is forced or coerced sex between partners, dates, friends, friends of friends, or general acquaintances, often with the illegal use of drugs to alter the state of mind of the victim. Recent statistics show that the most common fo...
  • Victim Of Date Rape
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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...
  • Involvement Of Alcohol In A Date Rape
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    Chris McAlister Assignment V November 9, 1999 Blame No One But Yourself Date rape is a term used to describe a rape where the victim knows the attacker, either closely or casually, that frequently involves alcohol or some other drug limiting the judgment of the perpetrator and the defenses of the victim. Although date rape is a forced issue, many precautions can be taken to prevent the crime. Date rape is vastly under reported because of the victims guilt, shame, and the feeling that they would ...
  • Problems Of Date And Acquaintance Rape
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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 even hav...
  • White Victim Rapes The Black Male
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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...
  • Known As Mutual Consent And Date Rape
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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. Althou...
  • While Victims Of Date Rape
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    Date rape is not a rare incident that only happens in isolated situations. In fact, surveys indicate that in 84% of rape cases, the victim knew the attacker, and 57% of rapes occurred on dates (Warshaw 11). However, what is even more surprising than these high statistics is that most incidents of date rape go unreported. Several theories exist that try to explain this phenomenon. For example, many women may refuse to believe that their "friend" raped them. In fact, they could eventually convince...
  • Play In Date Rape
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    Rape culture Many of the attitudes, beliefs, and mistaken ideas about rape have been with us for centuries. By looking at myths, such as "women ask for it", and "women secretly enjoy rape", from a historical perspective, lead us for better understanding how they evolved. Women are still seen as the property of men, are protected as such. Men and women are still taught to occupy very different roles in today's world. Men are usually in power positions, and women are seen as passive. This socializ...
  • Victim Of Date Rape
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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...
  • Used To The Drug
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    ROHYPNOLByJenet Rohypnol is a drug commonly known as the date rape drug. According to the article "Drug-Facilitated Date Rape", by Erica Weir, Rohypnol is not a legal drug in the United States or Canada but it is legal in 62 countries in Europe, Africa, Latin American and the Middle East. It is one of the most commonly used sleeping pill or anti-anxiety drug (Benzodiazepine) in these countries. People can get Rohypnol by prescription. Its main function is to depress the central nervous system. R...
  • Attackers In Date Rape Cases
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    Date Rape is a misleading term, which describes a serious crime that is misunderstood and under-reported. For many women, the word rapist evokes images of a psychotic stranger in an alley. But more often than not, a rape victim knows her attacker. He's a seemingly nice guy a date, a good friend, a casual acquaintance, a classmate, or even a coworker who suddenly becomes forceful or even violent, and makes her have sexual intercourse against her will. This is called acquaintance or date rape. Rap...
  • Most Common Date Rape Drug
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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 others...
  • Look At The Victims Of Rape Back
    634 words
    In last decade or so suddenly a virtually unknown crime was introduced in the United States. This crime was labeled acquaintance rape sometimes known as date rape. Was this a crime or was this an escape for women with loose morals that had sex and then regret? Are women more educated and understand that no means no and if so what did us poor women believe before, that no means yes? The meaning of no didn't change but the definition of rape did. The definition was changed to meet women's needs to...

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