The Anti-Rape Movement

337 Words2 Pages
Rape has always been something that has always been underreported. In the 1970s, the first rape crisis center was established in San Francisco, CA and Washington DC. This is was the time that many laws have passed to protect rape victims as well as medical protocols has been developed. At approximately 1998, using the definition of rape that includes forced vaginal, oral and anal sex, it was found that 1 of 6 U.S. women and 1 of 33 U.S. men has experienced an attempted or completed rape as a child or an adult, according to the National Violence against Women Survey. Throughout the years, the anti-rape movement has accomplished many goals such as the widespread reform of rape statutes and other legislation, improvements in the way criminal justice
Open Document