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    Rape Culture In America

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    Every two minutes, another American is sexually assaulted ("RAINN | Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network |"). This fact is supposed to be shocking, but as a matter of fact, it is not surprising at all considering that rape culture is prevalent in the United States. Rape culture has existed in America since the country was formed and has had very little light shed on it since. The majority of people do not realize what rape culture is, let alone do they understand the dark long term effects of it. The rape culture that exists in America is evident through how often rape and sexual assault occur on a day to day basis and then punished as minimally as possible by the courts, how it is trivialized and ignored in the media, and considered socially…

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    Sexual Assault Vs Rape

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    What is the difference between rape and sexual assault? What are the statistics of rape and sexual assault within a year? Where can you go to get help and support after being raped and or sexual assaulted? All these and more are questions about laws and felonies that usually fall “under the radar”. There are many topics and or controversies that follow rape and sexual assault about the victims of this violation of civil rights. Many people don’t know the difference between the terms “rape” and…

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    Essay On Rape And Women

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    There have been 17.7 million women who have been victims of rape and attempted rape as of 1998 (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network, 2016). Women are, in most cases, raped by acquaintances compared to those who were committed by strangers, and in all they face blame at one point or another (Ferrao, & Goncalves, 2015). The blame may arise from criticism coming from friends, family, and the police (Ferrao, & Goncalves, 2015). A rape victim can also have self-blame arise from the sexual norms…

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    Incest Crime Essay

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    responsibility to suggest possible strategies for reducing the crime of incest in this country. With the aid of statistical data, we can determine the patterns of an incestuous behavior in order to eliminate it from the future. We begin by defining incest and discuss all pertinent areas that can aid in a respective solution. What is Incest? Incest is defined as sexual contact or marriage between family members; an incestuous relationship can occur between (1) mother- son, (2) father-daughter,…

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    The Dangers Of Learned Helplessness

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    They pose as a constant reminder as to what an individual has faced in their life. Physical abuse is the most common form of torture and it is the constant fear of being abused that can precisely prevent them from breaking free. In fact, some victims may be subjected to so much abuse, that they develop a psychological problem that can inhibit them for leaving even when the opportunity arises. Learned Helplessness happens when “an animal is repeatedly subjected to an aversive stimulus that it…

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    Deviance In Literature

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    the tale are not genetically related, the physical and emotional damage done was no less significant. This is something that is easily translated to real life data. According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), some 33% of girls and women who are sexually assaulted have suicidal thoughts and of that number some 13% have attempted to take their own lives just like Jocasta did (Cite here). It is common knowledge that those who have been victimized are two times more likely to…

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    not the “biological sexual difference… [but] its structural and relational positioning vis-à-vis femininity” (Mardorossian 3). Legislators should be punishing the physical abuse and the act of aggression, rather than the sexual innuendo that society and those in power brand it with. Mardorossian disputes that an intervention must occur at the cultural level, rather than the legal level, because the central issue seems to lie in the misbelief that rape is a special-interest issue. Once that…

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    According to the Rape Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), every two minutes an American is sexually assaulted. Every two minutes, an American is more likely to develop a mental disorder such as depression, anxiety, or post-traumatic stress disorder, and contemplate or commit suicide. Every two minutes, an American becomes ten times more likely to abuse alcohol and other drugs. Every two minutes, an American’s ability to have a normal relationship with their family, friends, employer, and…

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    44% of these victims are under age 18 and 80% are under age 30 ("Statistics | RAINN | Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network."). According to the state of Wisconsin, for sake of argument if we use these statistics for all of the people who get raped in Wisconsin that 44% of them are under age 18, that means 44% of these women could potentially carry the burden of their rapist. In Wisconsin one can’t get an abortion under the age of 18 without parental consent, how is this a fair shot? It isn’t,…

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    desires. Illegal sexual deviances include incest, rape, pedophilia, etc. A large amount of citizens in the United States have some sort of sexual deviance that can vary from watching a specific type of porn to having fetishes for boys or girls. Fetishes for boys or girls can lead to illegal actions that can cause harm to the boy or girl. Sexual deviance can be healthy for some people but once they are tired of using their “imagination” then it can become dangerous for the people around the…

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