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  •  stigma (7+ / 0-)

    Yes, it shouldn't exist for the victim t be stigmatised, yet it remains a fact. In some cultures they kill. or shun the victim of rape.

    So we make against the law to publish the names of underage victims/

    fact does not require fiction for balance (proudly a DFH)

    by mollyd on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 06:01:45 AM PDT

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    •  It's a humiliating crime of which to be a victim. (2+ / 0-)
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      DianeNYS, koNko

      The victim's privacy, dress, behavior, and her character are assassinated in public once she reports this crime.  That is why so few rape victims report the crime.  

      People call the rape victim a liar in public places to damage her credibility.  She is harassed.  She is menaced.  She is threatened.

      Information is the currency of democracy. ~Thomas Jefferson

      by CIndyCasella on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 08:33:18 AM PDT

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