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Unformatted text preview: • Political rape – Context: war, ethnic cleansing, occupation – Purpose: make divisions permanent, tactic of terror – Since 1996, a crime against humanity Rape Misconceptions • Rape is “natural” and universal • Rape is primarily about sex – power, both individual and collective • Rape is violent assault or physical trauma • The rapist is a stranger • The rape victim provoked it (dress, manner)...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course BIOL 140 at San Jose State.