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Blaming the right people

“We need to start blaming the people who are responsible for raping instead of blaming the people who are wearing this or that. Because, whether a woman is sporting some cleavage or a turtleneck, she has the right to walk the streets without fear of being raped. This is basic human rights,…”
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Author: Sara, Female Lisbon, Portugal
Date: 11/11/13
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It's sad that society is so quick to judge

“My best friend was wearing pajamas when she was raped. Pants completely covering her legs and a button up long sleeve shirt, it was winter. She was at a sleepover when a man broke into her friends house to rob them and then discovered that two people were home, he ended up raping my best…”
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Author: Meghan, Female United States
Date: 24/06/13
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The way we dress can lead other people to mispercieve you as something else.

“Sometimes we dress in certain ways, depending on what place or location we are at. If were at school, wearing jeans and t-shirts are appropriate and its an academic learning enviroment. If we are at a night club or bar, dressing up is not a problem. But living in your parents house, dress…”
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Author: Deanna Yip, Female Washington, usa
Date: 10/09/12
Replies: 1

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“Rape seems to be the only crime where it's seen as ok to put the victim on trial.”

Natasha, Female from Glasgow

“Short skirts don't cause rape. Rapists cause rape”

Joss, Female from Connecticut

“About time something like this was shown on TV. Hopefully it will make everyone realise there cannot be any excuse for rape - EVER.”

Helzo, Female from Renfrewshire