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    Almost two-thirds of sexual assault is committed by someone known to the victim. Yet rape and sexual assault are one of the least reported crime in the united states with only 39% of attacks being reported to the police each year. Rape culture has been present throughout history in the entire world and sadly it continues to exist. Rape culture needs to be talked about more openly, so victims are not afraid to accuse their rapist or attacker. Communities should come together to create a culture of

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    Cultural Rape In Things Fall Apart In Things Fall Apart, Achebe shows the ruthlessness of the missionaries in pursuit of new converts. Domestic support for the missions depended in large measure upon the tangible success of their preaching, ''success'' being reflected in the numbers of conversions. This relentless focus on "success" caused the "cultural rape" of the people of Umuofia.             Achebe even hints at their use of bribery and blackmail in their endeavours. He

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    research is to acknowledge the existence of rape in the black community as well as the hypersexualization of African American women in the media. This research will elaborate on the psychological effect of rape, give personal testimonies of victims, and discuss solutions, prevention, as well as a history of the “where, when, and why” of this crime. It will also discuss the effect of rape on men, provide information in regards to the most common places rape occurs/has occurred and also give light on

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    Rape Culture in America In the documentary, The Hunting Ground, there is an exploration of rape on campuses throughout America. According to the film, more than 16 percent of college women are sexually assaulted while in college (Dick, “The Hunting Ground”). Interestingly, the woman actually ended up complaining of two traumas: the first being the actual rape, and the second being the method in which the Universities decided to handle the complaints. Within the documentary, the numerous women that

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    This study focuses on high risk and low risk environments and relationship interactions to gain a perspective on rape culture. According to, “ FRATERNITIES AND COLLEGIATE RAPE Culture: Why Are Some Fraternities More Dangerous Places for Women?” by Boswell and Spade (1996) indicate that the relationship that is developed between men and women influence the way in which people are treated. Women and men often seek relationships differently then each other. The environments in which people interact

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    Introduction Date Rape is the well-known act of persuaded, or potentially forced, unconsented sex with another person. There are numerous explanations for why date rapes, or rapes in general, occur. As laid out in some academic papers, prescribed cultural masculine ideologies may be the explanation for the motive of the act. Merton and Durkeim’s Strain Theory gives some bases in the explanation of this, as pertaining the strain involved in achieving these ideologies (goals). Some initiatives by

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    Why do men rape? The question asks in relation to the events of 1915 where a series of policies and practices which sought to forcibly deport the ethnic group known as Armenians from the Ottoman empire resulted in the deaths of 1.5 million and high rates of rape and sexual violence.The answer to this question would not be examined extensively until recent genocides of the 1990s such as in Yugoslavia where rape was perpetrated by Serbian soldiers against Bosnian and Croatian women and in Rwanda against

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    Masculinity which theorises male domination of other males and subordination of females (Connell, 2005), I assert that rape is particularly rampant in societies where sexual violence is an effective means of attaining this status quo. Thus when rape is institutionalised in the context of war where masculinity is measured by the ability and willingness to assert violence upon the enemy, rape becomes rampant because it is not only condoned but authorised (Price, 2001). I then debunk the claims of biological

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    Barbara. Considering the standing he obtained, it was unforeseen when he was arrested in July 2000 for being charged with drugging a young woman with the “date rape” drug GHB and then taking advantage of her when she was insensible. The police had provided a warrant and had found numerous videotapes revealing that the alleged incident of rape comatose women was not the first or only time. Midway amongst the trial, Luster failed to appear in court, went into hiding, and was declared fugitive from justice

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    messenger of cultural norms that ultimately embeds in a culture of violence towards women Kahlor, & Eastin, 2011). This study helps identify how one mean of media can play in social construction. For instance, the television is a source of media that is used to support social construction of gender by relating significantly to first- and second-order rape myth beliefs among men and women. For instance, Kahlor and Eastin (2011) indicate that television adapts airs many overestimations of false rape accusations

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