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Counseling male rape victims
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...RAPE VICTIMS This essays deals with three major issues for the mental practitioners dealing with malerape victims. To begin with, the present research shows that the male rape survivors experience some negative health effects mentally from the assault, including, post-traumatic stress among other effects. Also, the rape victim’s maybe struggling to deal with how friends and family are responding to the assault and they may be facing secondary victimization. Thus, mental health practitioners need to be informed of the issues that are more likely to be presented in therapy by the rape victims. The victims are also required to process the rape and the possible experiences they may... ? COUNSELLING OF MALE...
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Protection for Intoxicated Rape Victims
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...rape victim also the "accused" (hence, the title) and ultimately, pigeonholes women into the social roles expected of them. That precisely is what makes the crime of rape so different from other crimes in the statute books. There are complex issues of gender and power involved. To quote Baron and Strauss (1987): According to feminist theory, rape functions as a mechanism of social control in patriarchal societies (Brownmiller, 1975; Riger and Gordon, 1981). Feminist theorists argue that rape and the fear of rape enable... "Women who are raped when voluntarily intoxicated receive scant protection from the criminal justice system". To what extent do you agree with the above assertion Do we need new...
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The impact of relationship between rape victims and men
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...Rape Victims with Males Affiliation Issue Analysis: The Relationship of Female Rape Victims with Males Sexual assault on women takes its toll even after the commission of the heinous act. Not only it assaults the physical, it also affects psychological and emotional dispositions of victims during and after the attack. The dehumanizing act rendered the women/women powerless into complete submission. The act of rape is social problem that dates back in history and described as consequence of war or an inherent right granted to men to subjugate women (White & Robinson-Kurpius, 1999, p.989). The consequences of rape go beyond... Running head: ISSUE ANALYSIS Issue Analysis: The Relationship of Female Rape...
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The Relationship of Female Rape Victims with Males
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...Rape Victims with Males Affiliation Issue Analysis: The Relationship of Female Rape Victims with Males Sexual assault on women takes its toll even after the commission of the heinous act. Not only it assaults the physical, it also affects psychological and emotional dispositions of victims during and after the attack. The dehumanizing act rendered the women/women powerless into complete submission. The act of rape is social problem that dates back in history and described as consequence of war or an inherent right granted to men to subjugate women (White & Robinson-Kurpius, 1999, p.989). The consequences of rape go... Running head: ISSUE ANALYSIS Issue Analysis: The Relationship of Female Rape ...
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Child Victim of Sexual Assaults and Acquaintance Rape Victims
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...Victim of Sexual Assaults and Acquaintance Rape Victims of the of the December 3, Child Victim of Sexual Assaults and Acquaintance Rape Victims 1. Introduction Child sexual assaults and acquaintance rapes often go unnoticed and underreported in many instances. The adverse consequences of acquaintance rapes and child sex abuse on the victims are many and varied: these can adversely affect the physical, emotional, psychological and social life of the victims to a large extend. Child sexual abuse or assault is defined as “any activity with a child, before the age of legal consent, that is for the sexual gratification of an adult or a significantly older child” (Sakelliadis, Spiliopoulou... &...
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A study of Child Abuse and Acquaintance Rape Victims
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...Rape Victims A Study of Child Abuse and Acquaintance Rape Victims IntroductionVictims need to be understood. Their pain truly needs to be felt by others in society in an effort to begin the healing process for all involved. This is often difficult to achieve, especially given the horrendous nature of many crimes that victims are subject to. Victims of child abuse, for example, carry a lifetime of scars. Such victims are not usually subject to just one occurrence of a given crime; rather they often suffer years of abuse (either physical, sexual, or verbal) before it is discovered and treatment given. By then, the scars may be too deep to fix. Offenders... ? A Study of Child Abuse and Acquaintance Rape...
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Criminal Justice: Child Victim of Sexual Assaults and Acquaintance Rape Victims
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...Victim of Sexual Assaults and Acquaintance Rape Victims Id: Institute’s Date: Abstract Sexual assault is not confined to specific segment or racial group of a society only. The general perception of a common man is that only mentally destitute person violently drags defenseless to the point of no return in attempting sexual assault. The vulnerable sexual objects for rape in the USA are children and the women. Acquaintance victims are the victims of forced rape. The child sexual assault, acquaintance rape, date rape, violence, and sexual harassment are very common in the educational institutional campuses in the USA. In majority rape cases friends, classmates, co staff... ? Criminal Justice: Child Victim...
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The impact of rape on the victims
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...rape on the victims There are various issues that surround the concept of rapewhich is often problematic in different societies since it causes untold suffering to the victims. Basically, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines rape as: "The penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim" (http://kidshealth.org/teen/safety/safebasics/rape_what_to_do.html, Accessed December 6, 2012). Rape can also be regarded as sexual assault and it can happen to both men and women of different ages. Rapists... ?Nancy Mellissa Philosophy 5 Paul Hicks 06 December The impact of rape ...
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Can men be victims of rape Consider this question in relation to legislative changes and the evolution of the policing response
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...victims of rape Introduction It is apparent that the issue of rape has for many decades been a concernof women. Whenever this issue is raised, many people only view it as an act committed on women by men. In fact, many organisations have been formed to defend women’s rights especially on issues related to sexual harassment by men. One of these issues is rape. Severe penalties have been developed in various laws in regard to defend women against rape. Nevertheless, it has emerged that there has been some debate on including or categorizing men as victims of rape (Lea, Lanvers, & Shaw, 2003). Although many people may view this assertion as vague, there are some different and varying... ...
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How to get victims of rape and sexual assault to report their attack
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...victims of rape in making them report against the rapist. It is a mere research on the problem of victimization and evidence collection in a most tactical way. That is to say, the paper gives instruction on how to approach the victims so that to support and take care of them. Thus, the feeling of care is specially highlighted throughout the framework of the difficulties which a victim should get through. The gist of rape corresponds to the gist of rapist’s responsibility and punishment for what he did. Discussion in the paper brings this core idea to everyone’s notice... . Paradoxically as it may seem, but the social pressure and the human opinion from the sidelines impacts the decision making...
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Rape
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...Rape Effects Women The act of rape is perhaps one of the most traumatic events that can happen to an individual. Rape is an act of power not an act of sex, “Rape is sexual intercourse that is performed without consent and done mainly by force or deception”(.http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/wha/wha_rape_crs.htm). Its effects are on a physical, mental and emotional level. The purpose of this essay is to explore the ways in which rape does affect individuals. Rape does not always include violence, but is often the result of intense anger or hatred towards the individual being raped. It is essentially intended to humiliate, demean and harm the victim. In looking at physical results... Ways in Which...
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Date Rape
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...Rape and the Need for Prevention Robert Lincoln Kaplan Persuasive Essay: Rape and the Need for Prevention\ Introduction “The man Naomi Hampson lived with was a brutal trophy rapist who was knocking her out before taking pictures as he sexually assaulted her” (Dorman, 2012). Hampson narrates, “the officers said they believed Rob used a drug to sedate me…I felt completely violated – and so stupid” (Dorman, 2012). Hampson further adds, “I hate him for what he did to me – I doubt he ever loved me” (Dorman, 2012). Date rape can occur to any two individuals who know each other or who have consented to a social engagement. While majority of date rape victims are women, men can still fall... ? Persuasive Essay:...
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Rape in the Military II
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...rape victims should be offered confidential rape counseling but they should not be compelled. Survey results suggest that counseling as the most appropriate way of helping the rape victims. Importantly, the offer of counseling should be made immediately and the counseling should be done by an expert trained and experienced in sexual trauma problems. In case non- availability of counselors on the campus, prompt referrals should be made to outside experts who would include civilian counselors also. The first responders to the rape reporting such as commanders, hospital staff and the military police should be adequately apprised of the need for prompt... ?Rape in the military Integrated analysis/social...
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RAPE
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...Rape and Associated Criminological Theories of the Studies This essay will review three studies that consider the rape of adult women. The first of these examines the behavioral characteristics of rapists through two studies of police and judicial records. The second uses data from the National Crime Victimization Survey to look for trends in the manner in which rape is reported and the final study uses focus groups to discuss the opinions of non-scientific individuals towards rape. The paper by McCabe and Wauchope constitutes an examination of two studies on the behavioral characteristics of rapists. The authors consider the differences and similarities between... Literature Review of Studies on Rape...
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Wartime Rape
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...Rape Conquest and Violence: Piercing the Veil of Wartime Rape Introduction It has always been a given that the images painted by every war recorded in human history are those of devastation, cultural annihilation and moral obliteration. The degree of destruction of course varies with each war and society affected by it but like history repeating itself, there are aspects of war that never fail to surface. One of these recurring occurrences is sexual coercion in times of war (Crooks & Baur, 2008). Although there may not be available accurate data on the number of wartime rapes committed due to prejudiced reporting and the silence of the victims themselves, if what has been... Running head: Wartime Rape ...
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Rape Shield Laws
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...Rape Shield Laws of Rape Shield Laws Rape shield laws are court rules or statutes which limit the defendant’s counsel ability to introduce the sexual history, past conduct or reputation of the accuser or victim as evidence during a trial relating to rape. Therefore, rape shield laws can prevent the victim from being discredited by the irrelevant information to the defendant’s innocence or guilt. In the United States, each state and the District of Columbia has a rape shield law applying to criminal cases and a few to civil cases (The National Centre for Victims of Crime, 2011). Rape shield laws apply to both state and federal criminal and civil cases except the certain limited circumstances... ? Rape...
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Real rapes and Real victims
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...rape” and “real victim” has been influenced by common cultural myths and stereotypes about rape victims. These impressions shape the victim’s experience with the judicial system. Ultimately, these assumptions regarding a woman who claims she was raped have much impact on the perceptions of rape for the victim, the police and the judicial system. According to the police, there can only be “real rape” if the woman reports it at once. The common assumption is if a woman is truly raped, there would be a need for her to report it immediately. As this is not always the case, the police has made a differentiation between “real rape” and where the woman herself did... In the United s, the definition of “real...
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Rape Culture
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...Rape in College Rape is forcibly engaging in a sexual act with a character against their will. Sexual assault is contacting anotherperson body sexually without his or her consent. It is also evident that not all rape cases are genuine; there are some cases where you may find a victim of false rape. False rape is reporting or attempting to report a rape to an alleged individual where it never happened. College rape has been a real problem and not taken seriously in higher learning institutions. Statistics in 2011 done by the campus assault (CSA) have proven...
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Rape in War
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...RAPE AS A WEAPON OF WAR Rape during the onset of a war is currently considered as a novel phenomenon, as it has been reported that the number of cases has escalated in the more recent wars around the world. This phenomenon started in the middle of the 1990's, wherein rape camps have been observed to be erected in specific location in war zones. The frequency of rape has significantly increased in wars in the last few decades and this is mainly due to the improvement of the strategies involved in the operations of war activities. In addition, the political goals of each war has also become more complicated, thus...
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Whether to Publish a Rape Victim's Name
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...Rape Victims In the world of journalism, some recommendation require better handling because they are issues that are very sensitive and require due care in order to execute proper response. In the venture of posting a rape victim’s name through newspaper, have ethical and legal consequences. This short essay will postulate the consequences by tackling a number of points relative to the subject in question. When the name of the rape victim is published on paper, several questions are raised especially from the public. On question that is common is inquiry on the person or the persons that contributed to the heinous act (Brown & Jay 34). This raises both ethical... Ethical and legal Questions on Rape...
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Different type of (Rape)(Date rape)(statutory rape) (Acquaintance rape)(Dometic rape
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...rape is a sexual assault crime committed by someone who knows the victim. As a sexual assault crime, acquaintance rape includes forced, manipulated or coerced sexual contact” (Acquaintance Rape Brochure, 2002, p.1). Most of the rape incidents happen among people who are familiar to each other. Rape cases which involve strangers happen very rarely. In acquaintance rape, the offender unexpectedly attacks the victim and forces the victim to have sex with him/her. Domestic rape occurs in the family itself. There are many cases in which the father rapes his female children. Moreover, as per the present laws in many countries... Types of rape Types of Rape Rape is a social evil which has a long history. Holy...
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Date Rape
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...rape victims, all of which are available in comparatively higher quality documentation as opposed to other areas of the Texas. The research will focus on rape... Running Head: Rape Rape [Institute’s Rape METHODOLOGY Aims & Objectives The research should aim to collect a sufficient and relevant amount of data concerning date rape, within the available resources. This data should pertain to one main factor: the frequency of occurrence in different areas and in different socio-economic groups in society. This will bring the researchers one large step closer to determining which factors are correlated with the occurrence of date rape incidents. This is an important aim for the researchers to focus on, as it ...
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Date Rape
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...rape victims, all of which are available in comparatively higher quality documentation as opposed to other areas of the Texas. The research will focus on rape... ?Running Head: Rape Rape [Institute’s Rape METHODOLOGY Aims & Objectives The research should aim to collect a sufficient and relevant amount of data concerning date rape, within the available resources. This data should pertain to one main factor: the frequency of occurrence in different areas and in different socio-economic groups in society. This will bring the researchers one large step closer to determining which factors are correlated with the occurrence of date rape incidents. This is an important aim for the researchers to focus on, as it ...
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Date Rape Essay
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...rape is not only rape of the victim; it is the rape of the trust. In lay man term, date rape is the act of committing a sexual assault with the person who is already acquainted with the rapist; however, the consent of the victim for the sexual intercourse is missing. Technically, its comprehensive definition is as follows: "forcible sexual intercourse by a male acquaintance of a woman, during a voluntary social engagement in which the woman did not intend to submit to the sexual advances and resisted the acts by verbal refusals, denials or pleas to stop... , and/or physical resistance. The fact that the parties knew each other or that the woman willingly accompanied the man are not legal...
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Rape in the Military
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...victims hold men in higher ranks responsible and they come from their chain of command. General Mark Welsh, the Chief of Air Force has vowed to bring down the number to zero rather than lowering the number. 6- Air Force Attorneys have been designated to deal with the complaints. Although the Pentagon set up in 2004 Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) to contain sexual assault in the military, the crime incidents have not come down but only have been increasing. There are proposals to make legislation to have the investigations taken out of the purview of the military chain of command (Herbert, 2012). Military personnel continue indulging in...
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Date Rape Culture: The Need to End Victim Mutedness
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...Rape Culture: The Need to End Victim Mutedness Robert Lincoln Kaplan Rape Culture: The Need to End Victim Mutedness Introduction “When I wanted to publish my date rape story, many of my friends thought it would be best if I stayed silent” (Bacharach, 2005). Even her mother told her “you are not the poster child for date rape” (Bacharach, 2005). Bacharach is one of the very few women who dared to come out and talk about being a victim of date rape. Date rape can occur to any two individuals who know each other or who have consented to a social engagement. While majority of date rape victims are women, men can still fall victims to such violation. The rape need not occur during a date... , and...
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College Attitudes Concerning Date Rape and Date Rape Drugs
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...rape is not only rape of the victim; it is the rape of the trust. In lay man term, date rape is the act of committing a sexual assault with the person who is already acquainted with the rapist; however, the consent of the victim for the sexual intercourse is missing. Technically, its comprehensive definition is as follows: “forcible sexual intercourse by a male acquaintance of a woman, during a voluntary social engagement in which the woman did not intend to submit to the sexual advances and resisted the acts by verbal refusals, denials or pleas to stop... , and/or physical resistance. The fact that the parties knew each other or that the woman willingly accompanied the man are not legal...
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Military rape
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...Rape Military Rape Introduction Sex crimes have been historically on the rise in the United s for decades. It has grown to be a potential issue that creates great social tension in the American society. When some sexual crimes involve willing partners the other involves crime forcefully perpetrated on unwilling and helpless victims. Military rape is one of the increasingly common sexual crimes which challenges the dignity of the military profession as a whole. Referring to the studies of scholars like Brownmiller, traditionally it was considered as the right of a winning army to rape the women of the conquered. However, today female soldiers working in the US military are also extremely... ? Military...
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Current feminist theories and practices are helping to change tactics and prevent rape worldwide. What are these tactics, how ef
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...rape. The high prevalence of rape in poor and politically unstable countries disapproves the assertion that pornographic content encourages rape. Feminists consider rape as a form of violence intended to assert the authority of men over women in the contemporary society (Kerns, 2001). Rape has been recorded in various contexts, which can be classified in two categories depending on the relationship between the victim and the perpetrator. These categories include rape by a stranger and a person closely associated with the victim (Allison 1988). From these contexts, rape has been reported... ?Introduction The World Health Organization (WHO, 2003) identifies rape as one of the most dominant form of sexual...
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Pornography as One of the Causes of Rape
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...rape victims, and where porn material was shown to only one group of participants. Their findings showed that students who watched violent porn material are more likely to say that the rape victim did not experience much trauma, that she enjoyed being raped, and that women in general want to be raped. The Russell article added the study of Maxwell and Check, which proved that watching porn promoted rape myths. These high school students who watched porn were more likely to see rape victims as willing victims, even... ? Pornography as One of the Causes of Rape Your Full Here Here Pornography as One of the Causes of Rape Rape and sexual assault have harmed numerous women and young children alike. To help...
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Date Rape and Date Rape Drugs
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...victims involved in forcible rape incidences ((Doerner & Lab, 2012). The NCVS, an abbreviation for National Crime Victimization Survey, is a survey which interviews victims of crime about their experiences. The NCVS was introduced in the 1960s to complement the UCR. NVCS surveys gather crime specific information such as when and where the crime happened, the weapon used and victim-offender relationship. NVCS covers 7 counts of crime in two categories namely personal crimes and household crimes. Personal crimes include rape, sexual assault, robbery and aggravated assault. The NVCS statistics on rape covers both male and female victims (Doerner & Lab, 2012). 2. UCR and NCVS strengths... rape UCR and NCVS...
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Child abuse and acquintance rape
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...Rape 19th, November, Introduction Child abuse relates to unlawful emotional, physical, sexual, neglect, social, psychological mistreatments that affects the child’s growth, rights, health, life, self-esteem, and survival (Royal Canadian Mounted Police, 2008). Child neglect, physical and emotional harm on children, exploitation, sexual abuse, child trafficking, kidnapping, and child pornography by a caretaker, acquaintance, or a family member characterize child abuse victims. The offenders are brutal, discriminatory, inhuman, criminals, extortionists, have no love for the child, and sometimes on a mission to avenge. As a result, there is a National Children’s Alliance... ? Child Abuse and Acquaintance...
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Interview With Rape Therapist With Support Of Literature
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...rape therapist with support of literature Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) through rape and other forms of assaultis rampant in California. These incidences of IPV rape are either fatal or nonfatal, but all are damaging to the victims both physically and psychologically (Myers, 2011). Research into this type of rape was conducted by interviewing Dr. Khalil Rahmany of The Hume Center Concord, CA. The doctor acknowledges that IPR (Intimate Partner Rape) has some of the most damaging consequences on victims as it is perpetrated by a loved one, either a husband or boyfriend. Even though IPR is banned across the United States, some states still have poor response mechanisms to this type... ? Interview with...
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Theoretical Causes of Rape
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...victim. However society's idea on equal protection of laws brings out the need to understand the core of such errant behavior. The need to discover any adaptation techniques that would help limit the incidence of this sexual perversion common even to highly-educated individuals is seen as an effective approach to the problem of rape in particular would gear everyone on the knowledge that "no means no" and using the "point of no return" excuse will eventually tarnish the perpetrator's ideas that leads to an aberrant behavior. Knowledge is therefore considered as the most effective approach to combat rape as a form of sexual deviation that helps society understand and formulate an well... As a prevalent...
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Rape and Associated Criminological Theories
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...Rape and Associated Criminological Theories of the Studies This essay will review three studies that consider the rape of adult women. The first of these examines the behavioral characteristics of rapists through two studies of police and judicial records. The second uses data from the National Crime Victimization Survey to look for trends in the manner in which rape is reported and the final study uses focus groups to discuss the opinions of non-scientific individuals towards rape. The paper by McCabe and Wauchope constitutes an examination of two studies on the behavioral characteristics of rapists. The authors consider the differences and similarities between... ?Literature Review of Studies on Rape...
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Rape cases in higher learning institutions
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...Rape cases in higher learning s Introduction Rape is forcibly engaging ina sexual act with a person or persons against their will (Williamson, 2014). Sexual assault is a non-consensual touch which is considered sexual to the action recipient. It is also evident that not all rape cases are genuine; there are some cases where you may find a victim of false rape. False rape is reporting or attempting to report a rape to an alleged individual where it never happened. College rape is considered a real problem and in most instances not taken seriously in higher learning institutions. Statistics in 2011 done by the campus assault (CSA) have proven... Francesco Angelini Georgina Philosophy Final Paper Draft Rape ...
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Genocidal rape in Bosnia-Herzgovina
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...rape, sperm plays the role of a biological warfare weapon, and has proposed ways in which rape causing forced pregnancy is genocidal in effect. The rape has produced very grave and shameful consequences that are aggravating over the passage of time as the children born to the rape victim women are growing up. These children have been abandoned by their mothers and understandably, they have no fathers to take care of them. They are growing up with a reprehensible identity. Sexual assault of women leaves emotional and psychological scars in the victims that are much deeper than the physical...
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Women and Children of Rape in Bosnia
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...victims of rape now want to lead their lives without any interference, and are not interested in the proceedings of the tribunal. They are no longer willing to testify and are of the opinion that it is highly unlikely for them to obtain justice (Bosnia Rapes Continue to Go Unpunished). A European Community’s agency stated that more than twenty thousand Bosnian Muslim women were raped or sexually assaulted by the military forces of Serbia. In this regard, a UN Commission of Experts had observed that the Bosnian Serbs had implemented a policy of systematic rape against the Bosnian Muslim women. They also committed rapes in the detention camps (Bosnia... of the of the of the Women and Children of Rape in...
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The Evolution of Rape to Sexual Assault Legislation
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...Rape to sexual Assault Legislation and its impact on sentencing The Evolution of Rape to sexual Assault Legislation and its impact on sentencing Introduction Rape is indisputably an offense like no other, a violation not only of the self but of the body as well. Until the year 1983, when rape was codified as an offense within the criminal code, rape was still a mere common law offense in Canada1. Put together, rape laws prior to 1983 incorporated deep-rooted sexism, with a deliberate mistrust of women and statistics strongly indicating absolute incapacity of the Canadian Criminal law system as contributing to this. Rape victims’ words alone were not sufficient to convict assailants... The Evolution of...
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Date Rape and Date Rape Drugs
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...rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Included in the index crime offenses are property crimes, which include burglary, arson and motor theft. Part II offences include sexual offenses (excluding rape), vandalism and offenses against the family. The UCR statistic on rape collects information on the number of female victims involved in forcible rape incidences ((Doerner & Lab, 2012). The NCVS, an abbreviation for National Crime Victimization Survey, is a surveywhich interviews victims of crime about their experiences. The NCVS was introduced in the 1960s to complement the UCR. NVCS surveys gather... ? rape Introduction Rape is a serious criminal offense. There are different types of rape. This includes...
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Date Rape and Date Rape Drugs
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...rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Included in the index crime offenses are property crimes, which include burglary, arson and motor theft. Part II offences include sexual offenses (excluding rape), vandalism and offenses against the family. The UCR statistic on rape collects information on the number of female victims involved in forcible rape incidences ((Doerner & Lab, 2012). The NCVS, an abbreviation for National Crime Victimization Survey, is a surveywhich interviews victims of crime about their experiences. The NCVS was introduced in the 1960s to complement the UCR. NVCS surveys gather... rape Introduction Rape is a serious criminal offense. There are different types of rape. This includes...
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The Mental Agony of a Rape Victim
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...Rape Victim A recent report appearing in a section of press say, 'Rape fears lead women soldiers to suicide, death'. There are innumerable stories doing the rounds with rape victims being further victimized, as if they are on the wrong side. What is more shocking is the fact that such reports appear in countries which are considered as 'developed'. It is not everywhere that women can take the lead in joining armed forces and accept even the overseas assignments. It is equally true that unlike some lesser developed nations and the Islamic world, these countries are considered as the places where 'sex' is not a taboo word. It is openly talked about and quite frankly talked about... The Mental Agony of a...
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Criminal Justice-Crime Victims (Victimology)
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...Victims of the criminal justice system are often re-victimized when they are in the system. This is because of the tendency to blame the victim him or herself for the crime. For instance, a victim who is involved in a drug transaction would be considered vulnerable, for putting himself into that situation. While this is an understandable example of blaming the victim, other categories are less understandable. Women rape victims and victims of domestic violence are typically blamed for the crime. Children victims of incest used to be blamed, on the theory that they initiated the incest or that they wanted the incest to occur, either consciously or unconsciously. These are just a few... ?Introduction...
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Child Rape in South Africa
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...rape is occurring at unprecedented proportions resulting not only in the trauma of children but in the increase of HIV/AIDS infections. The South African legal system is struggling to cope with the number of child rape cases and many children's rights advocates argue that the system is flawed in its handling of sexual abuse victims, in particular children. This paper seeks to examine the issues surrounding child rape in South Africa including the role of the legal system in combating this issue. Apartheid: A legacy of Violence in South Africa Apartheid emerged... Child Rape in South Africa Since the end of Apartheid, a system of legal racial segregation, South Africa has undergone enormous...
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Interview with sheriff that investigates rape
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...rape cases alone for the last three years. But in what percentage of cases were you able to bring the case to its logical conclusion of the culprit being convicted? A. Among the 22 cases that I had investigated during this period, no charges could be filed in 8 cases. In all these eight cases, the culprits could not be identified because in three cases, the victims were in an intoxicated condition, in one case, they were attacked by people wearing masks and in four cases, the victims lost their consciousness caused by physical assault. One girl who was brutally raped still remains in a coma. But apart... ?Kevin Lewis, Officer, Los Angels County Sheriff’s Department Q. You have been investigating rape...
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Effectuating Social Change for Rape and Sexual Assault
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...Rape and Sexual Assault Sexual crimes have been on the rise, with each passingday, there are media reports of a crime that has been perpetuated involving sexual assault or rape, ranging from cases where both parties are willing to those instances, where the crimes were coerced on the victim. Some confessions by serial sexual offenders and assailants have shown the seriousness of sexual assaults as some of the renowned sexual offenders in America such as Bundy and the Menendez brothers narrated their experiences in sexually assaulting their victims before murdering them (Holmes & Holmes, 2009). Rapes, especially date rapes are a common phenomenon in the United States... ? Effectuating Social Change for...
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Research Proposal on The Rape Shield Law
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...rape shield law in the United s and the degree to which it serves the over-all interests of justice. Rape shield laws are laws that limit the defendant’s ability to cross-examine the complainant on prior sexual history and admit evidence of a similar nature. The express intent of these laws is to protect rape victims from being humiliated on the stand by defense attorneys and protect them from further emotional damage and scrutiny. It would, feminist advocates are wont to argue, be akin to subjecting them to trial as though they were the one accused and under scrutiny. To quote from Rudstein, “are obstacles... ?Research Proposal A. ment of topic The topic that this research intends to explore is the rape ...
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Rape and Sexual Assault
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...Rape in the United s Legal System Rape in the United s Legal System Introduction Rape is a complex crime that involves deep emotional issues that are sometimes difficult for the legal system to navigate in order to get satisfactory outcomes. Both the victim and the offender are embroiled in the complexities of the issue and this means that those authorities involved must make decisions that create the best example of justice under circumstances that are not idea for creating a courtroom that is seeking true justice. The victim will sometimes be put on trial for her behaviors or for the circumstances in...
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Research Proposal on The Rape Shield Law
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...victim is not taken into consideration. Thus, false and unjust incarceration of the defendant may happen. The rape shield laws are deficient in some ways and specific amendments have to be brought into the rape shield laws to provide a fair and just decision to the defendant as well as the victim. Though the rape shield laws is an accepted statute, mainly for the purpose that it seeks to protect the victims of rape, yet, acceptance does not eradicate the contention that rape shield laws may have some inherent deficiencies that needs to be taken care of to make it a more acceptable and fair form of legislation. The present research paper... ? [Deficiencies in US Rape Shield Laws] al Affiliation...
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Rape, a Love Story by Joyce Carol Oates
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...Rape: A Love Story Exacting revenge in the aftermath of a rape case is justified action according to Oates’s story Rape, A Love Story. This is because it counters the insensitivity of the justice system that usually fails to help rape victims such as Teena Maguire who is gang raped in the presence of her 12-year old daughter, Bethie. The essay, thus, will demonstrate the guilt that haunts Droomor for the murders of the suspected rapists. Rape, A Love Story by Joyce Carol Oates is a beautiful novella that elevates the status of her protagonist, Teena Maguire, to a...
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