The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a 32-year-old man on charges of Kidnapping and Attempted Rape for grabbing a woman standing in front of a store in the 3300 block of Florida. He dragged the woman to an empty, overgrown lot behind the store and attempted to rape her. Read here.
Etsy, an online store sells rape t-shirts. See here.
Three men gang raped a 13 year old girl in her own village in India and then set her on fire when she told them she would tell the other villagers. More here.
Two girl toddlers were taken from their doorstep, kidnapped and raped in broad daylight. They were found a few days later murdered. Only 6% of rape cases lead to conviction in South Africa. See more here.
Mychal Denzel Smith says, “Drinking does not cause rape, and once you begin focusing on the actions and behavior of the victimized you ignore the role of perpetrator.” See here.
“Not Ever” addresses victim-blaming attitudes towards rape such as claims that dressing provocatively, being drunk or flirting are contributory factors.
To the Steubenville rapists. Here’s what you can do to a young woman who’s had too much to drink.