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Rape Stigma

Breaking Down the Present Day Rape Stigma

Dr. Ludy Green | Posted 09.17.2016 | Women
Dr. Ludy Green

Victim blaming still exists because it would be easier if rape were actually the victim's fault. Then bystanders can remain innocent bystanders, rid themselves of guilt, and therefore all desire to contribute to the cause of protecting women.

Watch 8 Sexual Assault Survivors Share Their Stories, Years Later

HuffPost Live | Emily Heinz Bina | Posted 04.24.2015 | Women

From institutional failures on college campuses to public accusations made against high-profile celebrities, the pervasiveness of rape culture has dom...

Chronicling an Everyday Rape in Haiti

Athena Kolbe | Posted 01.20.2013 | Crime
Athena Kolbe

We spoke with the police chief from the area where the assault took place. Since the medical report made no mention of the violent nature of the assault, and despite the fact that police had seen Wendy's bruises and cuts, the officer following her file said that there was nothing he could do.