The Issues Of Male Rape And Sexual Assault

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Outline Our Presentation will be focused on the issues of male rape and the implications and explanations of it. We will be primarily focusing on women raping men rather male on male rape. However, we will touch upon both types of male rape due to the large amount of literature on that specific type. The outline of our presentation will follow: How Does The Law Define Male Rape and Sexual Assault Statistics Regarding Male Rape Social Construction of Masculinity Male Rape by Women and Men Difference between those types of rape (Implications/Explanations/The Failure to Report) The problems of reporting Rape: Shame, Humiliation and Embarrassment. Feminism and Male Rape Rape & Power Rape can be used as a weapon of war and is a common occurrence in prisons. For the purpose of this presentation, we will be focusing on civil societies, especially as the topic was covered last year. Nonetheless, there will be a short section on how war rape and prison rape can demonstrate rape as power. What is Rape? How Does The Law Define Rape? There are several definitions and terms regarding rape within society and law. According to the law, rape is defined as the non-consensual penetration with a penis. A male rape victim is not considered a rape victim under S375(1) of Penal Code. Rape is seen as the most severe form of coercion with the most extreme sexual outcome in which sexual intercourse is obtained by the use of physical force or threat of force (Waldner :53). Waldner ()

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