Rape In today’s society the highest level of sexual assault known as “rape” is happening more frequently. It is a crime of forcing another person to submit to sex acts, especially sexual intercourse. The word “rape” comes from the Latin word “rapere,” which means seize or take away by force. Rape is an undesired and forced sexual act, common amongst women, who should not be taken lightly. Women that have experience rape in their life time are affected by both physical and mental trauma. First, women are affected by physical trauma of rape. This type of trauma can last for days, weeks, or even months. The nineteen thousand women who are raped every day in the US, and who are suffering from physical trauma, are likely to experience soreness and pain from injuries mainly in the areas that were targeted by the rapist. Injuries from the beating or the choking of a victim can cause bruises, scratches, cuts, and broken bones. Sexually transmitted diseases such as herpes, gonorrhoea, AIDS, and syphilis can be contracted. Possible pregnancy can even happen amongst these women who are victims of rape. The women can even physically begin to hurt themselves by taking drugs, splitting their wrists, or by doing anything to take their minds away from pain that they are experiencing every day. Second and most important women are affected is the mentally due to rape. Mental trauma can last for years, and many things in the victims’ lives can be affected by this trauma. Women may feel an increased distrust toward others in general and an increased suspicion of men in particular. They may have a shorter temper, and can easily break into tears. In addition, depression, guilt, a general loss of self-esteem, and a lack of sleep can reflect the anger they are feeling inwardly or the unresolved fears they are feeling toward the rapist or assailant. The loss in sleep in…
moment. When others don’t kiss at all. Modesty changes from country to country.
* Sexual revolution is a change in sexual attitudes and practices. First change occurred in the 1920s when people from rural areas moved into cities and enjoy considerable sexual freedom.1930-1940s World War II and Great Depression slowed down the rate of that movement. After 1945 Alfred Kinsley set a new role what they called the sexual revolution. 1948 study of sex. 1960s young generation experiences more freedom in…
A Closer Look at Rape.
By Janasia Giles
Rape in the first degree in New York State is defined as, “when a person engages in sexual intercourse with another person: by forcible compulsion, who is incapable of consent by reason of being physically helpless, who is less than eleven years old, or who is less than thirteen years old and the actor is eighteen years old or more” (NYS Penal Code). Rape in the first degree is a B felony in New York State. Rape is one of the most common crimes that goes underreported…
teens from Steubenville High School in Steubenville Ohio attended several end of summer parties in the Ohio Valley region. At one of the parties hosted at the home of the school’s football coach, teens engaged in underage drinking, this lead to the rape of a substantially impaired 16-year old girl that was recorded and posted on multiple social networks. The victim says that she and two of her female friends purchased 44oz slushies, mixed them with vanilla flavored Smirnoff vodka and headed to a party…
Critical Thinking and Current Events 1A
18 December 2014
Race and Rape Culture
The United States is systemically flawed, and unless the generations of the 21st
century take action, this country’s discrepancies will be fatal to modern society as we
know it. These flaws have roots reaching back to the Constitution, telling a tale of
persecution and ignorance, of hatred and bigotry by humans in the face of other
humans. The very foundations of this great country are built on the genocide of one…
dealing with date rape and date violence. These two components of injury make a huge impact on the student’s safety on campus. Date rape is considered to be a sexual assault by a boyfriend or someone with whom the victim has a dating relationship, is a type of acquaintance rape. It doesn’t necessarily have to be a male victimizing a female, it can also be a female attacking a male, male attacking a male, or a female attacking a female.
In the general population, 1 in 6 women experience rape or attempted…
The Case of Rape
Barbara Schwamlein , Andrea Melton, Tiffany LeMasters, Christina Wernecke
July 6, 2015
Amanda Williams, LCSW
The Case of Rape
The case scenario involves a female college student who went to a party with a fellow male student. The male student gave the female a drink, which after drinking she does not remember anything until she woke up in bed naked in a frat house. The female student goes to the Counseling Center to talk to someone. The counselor introduces herself…
Child rape isn’t rape?
Recently, a sex case, involving a principal and a government official sleeping with primary school girls, is sparking outrage in China.
The story began on May 8.
“Six girls from Grade 6 of Houn Lang Primary in Wanning City, Hainan Province were collectively missing, causing extreme panic among teachers and parents,” reported The Beijing News.
“…four were found on 9th, and other two were found on 10th. After investigation, police arrested a school principal…
college drinking is not necessarily the drinking itself, but the negative consequences that come from excessive drinking. High risk consequences that come from alcohol abuse on college campuses are death, assault, health problems and suicide attempts, sexual abuse, and academic problems.
I.Death is mostly accidental, rather than intentional when under the influence of alcohol. A.1,825 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die each year from alcohol related unintentional injuries.
was very inspiring to me because I went through the variety pronlems. My social work problems in this movie was sexual abuse affecting the growth of a child. Many childrens that was rape before has been physically ,mentally, emotionally, abuse are being mentally ill. Fantansia was a young black woman who desire more but settle for less. She was a young and living the fast life. She was rape in her school by a another student, Because fantansia moving so fast it was hard to believe her fairytales, But…
When young women become the victim of rape, they become obligated to feel that they were the reason why they were attacked. The way they dressed or the way they might have seemed open could lead the rapist on, causing him or her to make an assault. According to Sexual Assault Counselor Deb Benzley and Centers for Disease Control, 1 out of every 6 women has been a victim of rape. A popular myth to most of these rapes would be that what these women were wearing would ask for trouble…