Spousal rape

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  • Marital Rape And Spousal Rape

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    Childs Professor Sherene Jensen Sociology 100 16 November 2014 Marital Rape Marital rape, or spousal rape, had been an exceedingly controversial and touchy subject in the United States since the first feminist movement in the 1960s. In this paper, marital rape and spousal rape will be used interchangeably. One of the many challenges in addressing the topic of marital rape, is defining what behaviors should be considered rape. Rape is defined as the unlawful compelling of a person through physical

  • Marital Rape And Sexual Rape

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    Marital rape is rape committed by the person to whom the victim is married. Many decades passed before there was ever a law against marital rape, even today India, along with other countries do not have a law against it. Some people will say marital rape is impossible and others will say it is totally possible and is considered an actual rape. Mandal says, if the legal category of rape implies sex without consent and the legal understanding of marriage entails compulsory sex, then the two will be

  • Rape Vs Marital Rape

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    Rape was not always viewed as a crime and marital rape was even further from an act of criminality, in fact until the 1970’s rape laws had some exceptions which left victims unprotected. Rape laws have changed drastically over time and marital rape has become just as recognized as rape committed by a stranger. Two cases of marital rape were reviewed for this discussion, discussion will be based upon similarities and differences regarding the treatment of victims in 1977 versus 2007 as well as how

  • Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault

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    strict laws that protect men or women from domestic violence. Also, Martial/spousal rape is still a huge issue around the world, and some states in the US don’t believe that Martial/Spousal rape is a crime. These are

  • The Sexual Rape Of The United States Through Legislation Regarding Marital Rape

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    United States Through Legislation Regarding Marital Rape Recently, the general topic of rape has been widely discussed through various media platforms. Rape is the act of sexual assault of another person without their consent. With this in mind a prevailing notion is that marital rape does not occur, however, numerous cases have proven otherwise. Initially, husbands were not commonly put on trial for spousal rape. Each state now identifies rape within a marriage as an illegal act, and nearly all

  • A Controversial Policy For Combat Marital Rape

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    A Proposed Policy to Combat Marital Rape Marital rape, a rape in which the perpetrator is the victim’s spouse, is an underestimated, underreported reality that effects 10-14% of all women in the U.S (Basile, 2011). Although the U.S. government has made strides in sexual violence laws in the past few years, marital rape policies still have a long way to go. The instance of marital rape should be combatted by the U.S. Federal Government with a multifaceted plan. First, the U.S. federal government should

  • Victim Advocacy

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    Abstract Date rape is a serious offense and should be not taken lightly. The National Crime Victimization Survey and the Uniform Crime Reporting provides statistics on this offense. There are also strengths and weaknesses in both tools, but they are both valuable tools. To understand date rape, it is important to know the definition, and how date rape is distinguished between stranger rape, statutory rape, and spousal rape. It’s also important to understand the drugs that are used for date rape and how

  • Is Rape A Victim Of A Sexual Crime? Essay

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    Topic: Identifying how a perpetrator can utilize date rape drugs to make their victim more vulnerable and an easy target for rape. Purpose: To teach the audience why it is important to prosecute these type of cases. I. Introduction A. Rape is defined as, “the penetration no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.” (Editorial Board, 2016, P.21) B. It is important to know what

  • Sexual Violence : The Iciological Effects Of Interpersonal Violence

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    against another unless the crime has been witnessed. Even though there are laws to help protect the victim, an adaptation of said laws is used in court to allow the accused to walk free. Sexual assault consists of many different things such as rape, sexual battery and sexual harassment. These are just a few of offenses that occur every day regardless of your gender, race or age. This happens at home, in the workplace, and social media just to name a few. The current Tennessee classificationslaws

  • Ucr / Ncvs Strengths And Weakness

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    I. UCR / NCVS strengths and weakness; statistics relating to rape a. UCR Strengths (Regoli, 2010) • Reports are collected by the FBI from more than 17,000 police departments. • The UCR is able to provide the number of crimes that have been reported to law enforcement agencies. • It is reliable and timely in reporting homicides in the country. b. UCR Weaknesses (Regoli, 2010) • Data is reported is voluntary, it is not mandatory to participate in the program. • These omissions make it difficult