Is Rape A Victim Blame?

1801 Words May 2nd, 2016 8 Pages
Victim blaming makes it harder for the victim to come forward and admit the abuse. It creates guilt and pitiful feelings for the victim. Allowing the victim to feel, any other thing, but safe is unthinkable. It shows the people’s (whom are blaming) 1invulnerability to the subject.
One reason people blame a victim is to distance themselves from a disturbing occurrence and thereby confirm their own invulnerability to the risk. Risk of rape shouldn 't be used as an excuse to control women 's movements and restrict their rights and freedom. The rape of one woman is a reduction, fear, and obstruction to all women. Rape is much much traumatizing when it goes “viral” in social media.Most women and girls restraint their behavior due to the existence of rape. An example of victim blaming attitude is “She must have provoked him into perversion. They both need to change.” which concludes that the victim is to blame for part of abuse while as the abuser is the one with the whole part of blame which contributes to the abusers feeling of power and/or entitlement. It is also NOT the victims responsibility to fix the situation. Most women and girls live in fear of rape. Men, in general, do not. Rape culture is maintained through 2chauvinistic language, the substantiation of women’s bodies, and the enhancation of sexual/domestic violence, thereby creating a society that neglects women’s rights and safety. This course of fear is the endowment of Rape Culture.
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