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Common Law Definition: an act of enforced intercourse by a man of a woman (not his wife) without her consent UCR: the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will Rape Statistics
FBI UCR (2005) 32.2/100,000 (93,934 rapes) NCVS (2004) 90/100,000 (209,880) Rape is the only crime other than domestic violence where victimization is greater for women 1 The Culture of Rape
Treating women like men's property men' Using women in men's masculinity contests men' The myth that women ask for it Socializing girls to become victims Categories of Rape
1. 2. Stranger Rape Acquaintance Rape
1. Date Rape 2. Marital Rape 3. Statutory Rape Statutory Rape: (ORC 2907.04)
(A) (B) No person who is eighteen years of age or older shall engage in sexual conduct with another, who is not the spouse of the offender, when the offender knows the offender other person is thirteen years of age or older but less than sixteen years of age, or sixteen the offender is reckless in that regard. Whoever violates this section is guilty of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. conduct (1) Except as otherwise provided in divisions (B)(2), (3), and (4) of this section, (4) unlawful sexual conduct with a minor is a felony of the fourth degree. degree. (2) Except as otherwise provided in division (B)(4) of this section, if the offender is section, less than four years older than the other person, unlawful sexual conduct with a sexual minor is a misdemeanor of the first degree. (3) Except as otherwise provided in division (B)(4) of this section, if the offender is section, ten or more years older than the other person, unlawful sexual conduct with a conduct minor is a felony of the third degree. (4) If the offender previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to a violation of section 2907.02, 2907.03, or 2907.04 of the Revised Code or a violation of former section 2907.12 of the Revised Code, unlawful sexual conduct with a minor conduct is a felony of the second degree. 2 Child Molestation Basic Facts
Girls are more likely than boys to be molested Most child molesters are men Most molesters know their victims Molesters tend to be single and unsuccessful in the dating world. Molesters tend to be socially incompetent Internet Predators
Characteristics 48% under 25 years old female 97% strangers Skilled manipulators 19% of youth who use the internet regularly were approached 3 Internet Predators
Begins with online "grooming" process grooming" Initial pro-social contact proGain affection, interest, trust Kind words, deeds Moves to e-mail and/or exchange of epictures/gifts Predator initiates more overt contact Presentation of pornographic material Establish meeting Internet Predators
If a meeting is set up, Begins with touching Moves to borderline sexual behavior (back rubs) Moves to overt sexual behavior Attempt to conceal abuse Physical threats Psychological manipulation Internet Predators
Characteristics of Targets Physically attractive Low self esteem Dysfunctional/impoverished families Friendliness, openness, persuadability Emotional distress Lack support systems 4 Internet Predators
Arrest criteria: Pedophiles must transmit obscene images of provable minors or step out from behind their keyboards and solicit sex from a child in person. Most are never caught. 5 ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course SOC 321 taught by Professor Reiter during the Fall '08 term at Ohio State.
- Fall '08