Dating a former rape victim
Internationally, the incidence of rapes recorded by the police during 2008 ranged, per 100,000 people, from 0.2 in Azerbaijan to 92.9 in Botswana with 6.3 in Lithuania as the median.Widespread and systematic rape and sexual slavery can occur during international conflict.A six-month sentence for a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an intoxicated woman has caused widespread outcry.But a powerful statement read in court by the victim has gone viral and inspired millions.He ran away and was tackled by the students, who held him until police arrived.“You took away my worth, my privacy, my energy, my time, my intimacy, my confidence, my own voice, until today. — A jury on Friday convicted a former Vanderbilt University football player charged along with three of his teammates in the 2013 gang rape of an unconscious female student.
When people doubt you or dismiss you, I am with you. So never stop fighting, I believe you.” Turner was sent to the Santa Clara County Jail to begin his sentence.Brock Turner, 20, who was convicted by a jury of three felonies (assault with intent to commit rape of an intoxicated woman, sexually penetrating an intoxicated person with a foreign object and sexually penetrating an unconscious person with a foreign object), faced up to 14 years in prison, and Judge Aaron Persky‘s light sentence has prompted calls for the justice’s removal from the bench.Turner was stopped by two Stanford graduate students from Sweden who saw him sexually assaulting the woman as she was lying on the ground behind a dumpster on the university’s campus.The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority, or against a person who is incapable of giving valid consent, such as one who is unconscious, incapacitated, has an intellectual disability or is below the legal age of consent.The rate of reporting, prosecuting and convicting for rape varies between jurisdictions.
He will be required to register as a sex offender for life. You can read the victim’s full statement below, via the Santa Clara County district attorney: Your honor, If it is all right, for the majority of this statement I would like to address the defendant directly.