Ethical Consequences Of Rape And Sexual Assault In The United States

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Did you know that on average, there are 321,500 victims (age 12 or older) of rape and sexual assault each year in the United States (RAINN)? Sexual behavior drives some people to engage in unethical situations that can be very harmful. Most Men and women are victims of some type of sexual lewd act on a daily basis, whether is unintentionally or intentionally. People that commit these acts usually have an extensive crime background or have been formerly charged with sexual assault. Many with extreme sexual behaviors are driven to commit rape. Others take a part in indecent exposure to show off their privates to get some type of sexual satisfaction. There are other people who take part in risky sexual behaviors and do not use protection. There is no justifiable reason for anyone to engage in unethical behavior. Sexual behavior is not ethical when rape, indecent exposure, and risky health acts are involved. Rape is unethical behavior. According to the World Book Advanced they define rape as a crime of having sexual intercourse with a person against that person's will. It is an act of violence and domination (Bourke). A rapist with an extreme sexual behavior can commit rape against anyone, at anytime. Innocent people are affected by this tragedy daily. The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network states, “7 out of 10 rapes are committed by someone the victim knows. 45% of rapes are committed by an acquaintance, 25% are committed by a spouse or boyfriend, and 28% by a complete

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