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The forcing of undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another.

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Do an overwhelming majority of rapes not involve relatives?

From a tweet thread started by https://twitter.com/VocalFriez/status/1046487752429072384 , a citation is made of RAINN (the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), saying that the overwhelming ...
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Are one in five women the victim of rape/sexual assault?

A (NSFW) 2014 YouTube video from social justice fashion company, FCKH8, claims: One out of every five women will be sexually assaulted or raped by a man. Is there any truth to this claim, and what ...
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Do 90% of rape cases in the UK go unreported?

According to this image which I've seen on facebook a number of times, 2 in 1000 rapists are falsely accused and 90% go are unreported. I already know that the number of falsely accused rapists shown ...
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About another answer; it seems to me not one, but two of the sources are irrelevant [closed]

I am skeptical about a reference in an old accepted answer on whether there is a connection between the way one dresses and the chance of being raped. Since the post this concerns is protected, could ...
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Is there evidence that women who said they were sexually assaulted by Trump lied for money?

According to Wikipedia, there are at least 19 women who have accused Trump of sexual assault or harassment. Trump has recently claimed: I was accused by, I believe it was four women," Trump said. "...
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Did GOP senators say these things about Kavanaugh allegations?

I saw the following screenshot on Twitter: The picture shows an MSNBC screen with the header "GOP SENATORS ON KAVANAUGH ALLEGATIONS" with pictures and the following quotes: "I'll listen to the lady, ...
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Did Pakistan military and allies rape 200-400 thousand women during the 1971 war?

A 2016 article from the Indian Express, When raped women and war babies paid the price of a new nation, refers to the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and states: An official estimate of 200,000 to 400,...
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Is this Swedish government pamphlet a guide for men who have married underage girls?

From this tweet, by a tweeter who claims to be located in Sweden: No Joke: Sweden’s board of health and welfare and the migration authority just released this pamphlet called “information to the ...
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Do only 0.6% of rapes lead to incarceration in the US?

According to this website: https://www.rainn.org/statistics/criminal-justice-system, out of every 1000 rapes, 994 perpetrators will walk free Similar percentages are presented for other types of ...
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Did Colonel Gaddafi have a harem of thousands of women?

According to The terrible truth about Gaddafi’s harem: Yet Soraya’s story is typical. She was just one of thousands of young Libyan girls and women who were kidnapped from their schools, homes or ...
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Are Germans buying anti-rape “safety shorts”?

From The Express: Safe shorts to STOP women joggers suffering SEX ATTACKS in Germany are sold out, January 1 2017: AN ENTREPRENEUR from Germany has created trousers with the aim of protecting women ...
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Did the city of Berlin set up safe zones for women for New Year’s Eve 2017/2018?

The BBC has reported that the city of Berlin was setting up “safe zones” for women for New Year’s Eve. It was very heavily reported on by RT, Sputnik and other media. New Year's Eve party in Berlin to ...
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Sexual assault epidemic on US campuses or up-playing of same situation as elsewhere? [duplicate]

I'm not from the US nor do I live there - so I definitely have no idea what life on US campuses is like. In recent years I've heard occasional news stories about supposed prevalence of sexual assault ...
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Are these rape statistics correct regarding rapes of black women by white men between 2003 and 2008 in USA?

I recently saw this picture: The image links to this DOJ document. A similar image gives the following sources from the USA Bureau of Justice for the years 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 (table 42 in ...
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Do Australian pedophiles travel to Southeast Asia to abuse children there?

Australia is considering a law that would ban international travel for registered pedophiles. The reasoning seems to be the assumption that they frequently travel to Asia or south pacific islands for ...
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Did a German judge acquit a man of rape because he is Turkish?

Tyler O'Neil, assistant editor at PJ Media, titles in an article from 2017-04-21: German Judge Says Turkish Man's Forced Violent Sex Is 'Culturally' Not Rape The article goes into lot of details, ...
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Are these figures about sexual harassment by Trump, O'Reilly, Ailes and Obama correct?

@LegitMillennial claims in a tweet that went viral: I found a graphic I think Fox News might've missed. The image reads: Number of times each have been accused of sexual assault/...
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Did rape crime drop by 90% in Orlando in 1966 due to women firearms training?

Are these images claims valid? Did rapes really drop by 90%? And was it due to women having firearms training (as the image implies)?
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Is this a photo of an actual ad posted by sex traffickers?

This image has been cited as an example of a 'sex traffiking ad' in facebook & twitter posts here: Was this picture actually used by sex traffickers to find victims?
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Was a 15-year-old teen sentenced to 15 years because he took 5 seconds to stop intercourse with an 18-year-old?

This story has been floating around in image form. Is it as ludicrous as it is presented, or are there nuanced facts being left out? Did it even happen? The 18-year-old woman (“J.L.”) had sex in ...
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Did the alleged victim of Julian Assange's Swedish sex crime say that police made it up?

In this interview with John Pilger, Julian Assange says ...here we have case where... the woman herself says the police made it up. ... But what is the rhetoric? The rhetoric is... never ...
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Were ISIS soldiers ordered to rape women 'to make them Muslim'?

CNN: Headline: ISIS soldiers told to rape women 'to make them Muslim' The 22-year-old says the militant who picked her out raped her -- but not before trying to justify himself. "He ...
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Did Ivana Trump claim under oath that she had been raped by Donald Trump?

The New Yorker article "Documenting Trump's Abuse of Women" (24 October 2016) recounts Trump biographer Harry Hurt III's claim that Ivana Trump said in a sworn deposition she had been raped by Donald ...
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Did Turkish people commit 70–80% of the rapes in Cologne around the year 1996?

In an interview by the Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger from 2016-12-29, the journalist/feminist Alice Schwarzer said (in German): Dass vor 20 Jahren 70 bis 80 Prozent aller Vergewaltigungen in Köln von ...
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Did Petra Klamm-Rothberger, from German Green Party, say that Maria Ladenburger had to be killed as raped women are killed in Afghanistan?

I'm giving the url for the google translation of two sites that offer the claim, to check for additional details in addition, if necessary, for checking if the claim is true or not. This is one ...
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Did a study found that 21.4 percent of women working as escorts in Chicago, US had been raped 10 times or more?

http://www.alternet.org/story/16406/sex_workers_and_civil_rights says: Meanwhile similar results -- rampant violence, harassment, substance abuse, health and housing problems -- were documented ...
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Were many Ukrainian and Polish women raped by Soviet soldiers during the WWII?

This[1] site claims: It's not that the idea of rape as a weapon of war is implausible. Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian, Polish and most of all German women were raped by Red Army soldiers as ...
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Have 5% of Australian Catholic priests been charged with child sexual abuse offences?

From The Monthly: Letting Catholic priests into Australia was a mistake There are around 3000 Catholic priests in Australia, plus a few hundred retirees. Of these, an astonishing one in 20 has ...
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Does Dubai impose prison time or even the death penalty for victims of rape? [closed]

In Dubai, if a person becomes a victim of a rape, and it's clear that s/he was forced (that is, the victim is not being suspected or accused of voluntary extra-marital sex), could the justice in ...
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Are one in five children in Europe victims of sexual violence?

I was recently asked to sign a petition for a campaign against sexual violence against children. The petition claimed that one in five children are victims of some form of sexual violence in Europe. ...
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Were there 19,000 rapes in the US military in 2011?

Donald Trump claimed in a tweet posted by him in 2012 that Rape is a huge problem in the U.S. military. Over 19,000 rapes last year. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/...
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Did Muhammed al-Arifi issue a fatwa permitting rape of Syrian women?

Taslima Nasrin claimed in her blog that Saudi cleric Mohammed al-Arifi issued "a fatawa to rape!". She quoted the following excerpt from this liveleak post as evidence. A Wahhabi religious cleric ...
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Do 87% of female rape victims experience an orgasm during the attack?

Several sources report that study in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, titled "Shame and Guilt in the Aftermath of Sexual Attack" found that a vast majority - sometimes reported as 87% - experience ...
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Was Isaac Asimov notorious for groping women?

A recent Io9 article says the following about Isaac Asimov: Meanwhile, author Isaac Asimov’s proclivity for groping women was so widely known that in 1961, the chair of Chicon III wrote a letter ...
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Were American female soldiers in Iraq or Afghanistan more likely to be raped by their fellow soldiers than attacked by the enemy?

BradyBunch12 wrote in a Reddit post with 3.9k upvotes in What's a statistically proven fact that nobody wants to hear? While deployed in Afghanistan or Iraq, American female soldiers were more ...
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Did Yasir al-Ajlawni declare that it is lawful to rape any “non-Sunni Syrian woman”?

This report claims: Fides sources point out that, through social networks, the fatwa was widespread in Syria produced by Yasir al-Ajlawni—A Salafi sheikh of Jordanian origin, resident in ...
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Is sexual harassment of girls increasing in schools?

This article claims that experts told UK MP's that sexual harassment is increasing in schools because of internet pornography. However, I haven't seen any references to studies done on the subject so ...
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Does banning fictional portrayal of child abuse reduce actual child abuse?

The United Kingdom's Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (part 2, chapter 2) makes possession of images portraying fictional child abuse punishable by law. Wikipedia has a summary, but here's a snip from ...
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Are paedophiles treated differently by other prisoners?

When I skim through the news and I occasionally meet articles that say about Paedophile convictions I see people raging above and mentioning the treatment that will receive from the other prisoners ...
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Until 2016, did Germany require rape victims to physically resist their attackers?

From The Independent Germany to tighten rape laws in wake of Cologne attacks, but a search for Google News of "rape Germany laws" also gives matches for The Daily Mail, and Russia Today: Currently, ...
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Have two out of only 27 Muslim refugees in Japan been arrested for sexual assault?

Have two out of only 27 Muslim refugees in Japan been arrested for sexual assault? Example claim: Japan Accepts 27 Muslim Refugees, Immediately Gets Taste Of Islamic Gratitude and plenty of people ...
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Is this protest sign referring to Europe?

Is the above picture, of a woman holding a sign with the text You can get raped but not protest against rape # World's largest democracy referring to Europe? Example tweets: 1 (containing a ...
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Did Soviet soldiers commit two million rapes of German women in 1945?

During the Allied troops entry and occupation of German territory during the later stages of World War II, it is alleged that mass rapes were committed by Allied Forces. The Telegraph reported: ...
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Did Frances Coppola tweet about immigration opponents organising the Cologne sex crimes?

Did Frances Coppola, a senior journalist at Forbes, post the following tweet? @shoerster I bet they did. I suspect anti-immigration people of organising the Cologne sex crimes. Fastest way of ...
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Were German police instructed to give information about crimes committed by refugees to the press only upon request?

From German authorities accused of migrant attack cover up: Elsewhere, a high-ranking Frankfurt police officer told Bild, strict instructions had been given not to volunteer information about ...
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Did Golda Meir make this quote about curfews for women?

From Why We Can’t Stay Silent on Germany’s Mass Sex Assaults Former Israeli prime minster Golda Meir may have done and said many things people disagree with, but one of her stances is difficult ...
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Is Sweden experiencing a “rape epidemic?”

The US think-tank, the Gatestone Institute - along with many conservative web-sites, has claimed that rapes in Sweden have gone up because of the influx of refugees from the Middle East. Forty ...
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Was this image used in an anti-rape advertising campaign?

I saw an "advertisement" make the rounds on Facebook, which reads: Jake was drunk. Josie was drunk. Jake and Josie hooked up. Josie could NOT consent. The next day Jake was charged with RAPE. ...
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Are annual female rape and male “made to penetrate” rates similar in the US?

In the 2010 Summary Report of the CDC's National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, there are two figures that are surprisingly similar: In Table 2.1, they claim the 12-month weighted rate ...
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Is there an epidemic of sexual harassment on the NYC subway? [closed]

Recently, the MTA has been doing a public awareness campaign regarding sexual harassment on the subway. As a New Yorker, I've seen all kinds of crazy things on the train, but I've never witnessed this ...