Outline Sexual Coercion-Rape(1)

Outline Sexual Coercion-Rape(1) - Sexual Coer cion Those...

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Sexual Coercion Those sexually victimized are deprived of free choice and forced to comply with sexual acts Causes grave consequences and suffering Different types of coercion: Rape and assault Sexual abuse of children Sexual harassment Focus today on date rape
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Rape - Definition Legal definition differs in different states Most define as forced sexual intercourse, overcoming the earnest resistance of the victim Common factor: lack of empathy for the feelings of the victim
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Rape - Definition Stranger Rape Acquaintance Rape/Date Rape Statutory Rape (under-aged victim)
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Rape - Prevalence Difficult to get accurate statistics on frequency Often NOT reported 11-28% reported “most underreported crime in USA” Acc. FBI in 2004 - 94, 635 almost 100,000 reported CDC phone study 1998 of 16,000 men and women estimated that 17.6% of women and 3% men victims of attempted or completed rape
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All Rape - Low Report Fear of retaliation
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course BIO 30 taught by Professor Kahn during the Spring '09 term at UC Riverside.

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