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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 friend and her friend that lived there, during the rape he beat both of them, he made my best friend watch as he hit and raped the other girl, the other girl died that night. But my best friend survived, barely, and she still has to fight, because when she is brave enough to tell someone she was raped they assume that it was her fault because of what she was wearing or because she provoked the rapist. They were both 13 years old. Knowing the whole story I dare anyone to blame her for what happened, and they don't, but people often don't care to learn the story, all they hear is that you were raped, and they immediately jump the gun to blaming it on the victim.”

Author: Meghan, Female United States
Date: 24/06/13

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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.”

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