July 16, 2010 9:06 AM Subscribe
Society teaches 'Don’t get raped' rather than 'Don’t rape'
posted by hepta (354 comments total)
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"When Stevens reads articles about drunk driving, the police are quoted telling people to stop drinking and driving. But when she reads articles about sexual assault, there is no warning telling would-be attackers not to rape. Instead, the authorities tell potential victims to take precautions."
A Canadian article (in a Canadian context, but don't let that stop you from reading it) on the current methods of rape prevention.
examines why women don't always report sexual assaults.
Disclaimer: Some scenes in these articles may be triggering for people who have experienced sexual assault.