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Rape: One Of Today's Biggest And Fastest Growing Issues

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One of today's biggest and fastest growing issues is Rape. Rape is a crime, typically committed by a man, of forcing another person to have sexual intercourse with the offender against their will. It is the biggest form of sexual assault. The most common ways the offender performs the rape is when the victim is unconscious through sleep, drunk or drugged or just physically forced. It is a heinous act of violence. Approximately 1.3 million women are raped a year (according to the huffingtonpost.com) and 54% of these rapes are not even reported. The law system doesn't understand how big of a deal this rampant crime is, because 97% of rapists are never incarcerated! Only 3% of these abusers are forced to deal with the lenient punishment the court
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