rape culture

India’s Ongoing Rape Crisis Causes Changes in the Law

The Indian government has warned female travelers not to wear skirts “for their own safety” as they travel to and around the country. India has been struggling with the widespread violence against women in the country, which has hurt the nation’s tourism industry.

The fatal gang-rape of a student on a bus in New Delhi in 2012 unleashed a wave of public outrage across India

‘The Sexual Revolution’ Gave Us ‘the Rape Culture’

CNN’s The Hunting Ground has won critical acclaim from filmmakers, winning the Stanley Kramer award from the Producers Guild of America while garnering criticism from Ivy League elites who worry that their reputations are being sullied by the depiction of a “rape culture” on their campuses (Harvard Crimson).

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Men Accused of Campus Sexual Assault Are Winning Back Due Process Rights in Court

With all the focus on campus “rape culture,” those accused of sexual assault (read: men) often find themselves facing a byzantine, parallel system of justice in which standards of evidence and proof are dubious and the process seems stacked against them from the outset. Increasingly, these cases are being taken to real courts where the accused men are winning back the rights which were not protected by their universities.

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Male Students: Do Not Go to Consent Classes

Yesterday, George Lawlor, a student at the University of Warwick hit the headlines after he refused to accept an invitation to his student union’s “Sex Consent training workship.” Today, he is joined in these pages by another Warwick student, Jack Hadfield. Here’s hoping that their voices are just the beginning–and that young men will stand up and say enough is enough.

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