There are many things to consider when rape is being charged.
When you hear the word "rape," what do you think of?
If you imagine a stranger jumping out of the bushes on a dark night and attacking someone, you are only partly right because most rapes are not committed by strangers, but by men who know their victims, who often have gone out with them previously and are supposedly their friends.
This phenomenon is called "acquaintance" or "date" rape.
Rape is a social problem, which requires subjective concerns- a significant number of people are being upset by these conditions. S women age 35 and under fear rape more than any other crime, and women of all ages restrict their activities because of the possibility of being rape.
According to the FBI Uniform Crime Report, as you can see in the first chart I handed out, in 1998 93,103 women were raped in the U. As seen on the 2nd chart I handed out in 1999 North Carolina had 2,100 rapes reported, but only 1,255 of them were actually charged according to the Sate Bureau of Investigation Report.They should be aware of their surroundings, don’t go places you know are considered rough alone, use the buddy system at night, carry pepper spray or mace, take a self-defense course, learn to have self control at parties and other functions, and learn to use your voice and yell out “help” if you should ever need to.Rape is very common in our society; some of the incidents are even within family members.“We live in a very conservative culture here in Mauritius where often victims who are raped by family members are forced to keep silent, either because no-one will believe them or because they will be outcasts (O’Reilly).” “Jetton also took exception to police suggestions that many women are lying about being raped (Thacker).” Technology today could help solve this problem, because now we have what is called the lie detector test.Though it comes down to how much our government is willing to spend on staffing (Thacker).Although many of the cases have suspects listed, there have been arrests made in only one case (Thacker).” This is potentially enough time for the rapist, who has not There are many different types of rape; there is “acquaintance rape, stranger rape, marital rape, gang rape, and drug facilitated rapes (Types of Rape).” “Deaths associated with rape are known to occur, though the prevalence of fatalities varies considerably across the world (Effects and Aftermath of Rape).” No matter the type of rape, the victims are left with bad memories.There are also a few things that people could do to prevent being attacked.Author’s name and school withheld I think it is important for everybody to have someone to depend on. Then she told me, "Wow, you and your uncle have such a close relationship. When I told my uncle about the plans I had made he slapped me. He then took his shoes off and slowly moved toward me. He stripped off all my clothes, and took off his pants. Author’s name and school withheld When I was about six years I used to visit my grandmom every summer. As a family we would go places and spend the whole day together. You can’t expect anyone to give you trust in a day or two and of course you can’t buy trust. She told me she was going to tell me something I had to keep with me. That she was scared to tell anyone but that she couldn’t and didn’t want to keep it inside her.Most people depend on and confide in best friends, boyfriends and relatives. I now know this because she told me something that really opened up my eyes. I wish that my uncle and I were like that." Then she broke down crying. Then she slowly wiped her tears, and started telling me. On my dad’s side of the family we were very close and if anyone had a problem, we could talk to any one of the family members. You would give out your trust without ever thinking about it twice. I remember events that happened to me as a child—good moments and bad ones. She told me that I couldn’t tell nobody, that it was between me and her. As she told me her voice trembled and she began to cry. ’ She said ‘I can’t because he told me I will regret it.The fourth is Marital Rape, forcible sex between two people who are legally married.The Final is Gang Rape, which is when a group of men attack a defenseless or inebriated victim and force sexual intercourse against her will.