Angela Davis demonstrates the ongoing violent abuse as she quotes a report on sexual maltreatment in women’s prisons, “We found that male correctional employees have vaginally, anally, and orally raped female prisoners and sexually assaulted and abused them” (Davis 78). However disturbing this blunt sexual contact that male officers take with the vulnerable prisoners may be, the officers adopt even more severe tactics to harass and abuse the women as they often utilize “mandatory pat-frisks or room searches to grope women 's breasts, buttocks, and vaginal areas...” (Davis 79). To add insult to injury, women are virtually incapable of escaping from their abuser(s). Prison employees upkeep their inappropriate behavior as it is believed they will “rarely be held accountable, administratively or criminally” (Davis 78). Davis specifies that the lack of accountability for inappropriate behavior is caused by faulty administrative action as she explains, “Grievance or investigatory procedures, where they exist, are often ineffectual...” (78).
One of the questions that stood out to me in Pinker’s essay was “Do men have an innate tendency to rape?” This question caught my eye considering I do know women who have been raped by a man. Is the leading cause in this atrocity caused by a gene, lack of love as a child, or something way deeper? Pinker describes a “dangerous idea” as “not harmful technologies but as statements of fact or policy that are defended with evidence and argument by serious scientist and thinkers but which are felt to challenge the collective decency of an age (Pinker 531).” A dangerous idea
May be because maybe the serial killer has some underline sexual issues and does not want to reveal it to the public so he decides to pick up a complete stranger and take his frustrations out on a prostitute. Another reason could be the person wanting to act out sexual fantasies that a normal woman would not want to condone to so they pay someone for it and fulfill their deranged fantasy, but the worse part is that they probably like it and just keep doing it over and over(Moses,2006). Seeing that serial killers do have repeat patterns. Most serial killers do see as everyone beneath them some of them have a narcissistic disorder so when one sees a prostitute the prostitute probably does not even register as a human in a serial killers
Javaid (2015) examined police responses to the male victims that do report the crimes that were committed. Javaid (2015) and Denov’s (2001) findings were very similar in that police officers do not treat male rape seriously. They believe that no man would say no to sex and that they themselves would want to be sexually assaulted by a female. Frei (2008) states that due to the gender roles in society, the media reports extensively on the few female sex offenders that are charged. They show the women as sick and perverted since she deviated from her stereotypical role of a care giver.
Solnit uses the heart-wrenching example of how “Corporal Maria Lauterbach was apparently killed by her higher-ranking colleague after she was going to testify that he had raped her” (6). This woman was sexually intimidated by her higher ranking officer and was eventually murdered to cover up what he had done. Solnit uses the horrific example of rape to emotionally grab the reader's attention, bringing them deeper into her essay. This is one of the most effective examples that Solnit uses in her essay to prove women deserve the right to be treated as human beings and that these serious problems need to be
Violent crimes committed by women as to gender include murder, terrorism, gang participation and domestic violence. The author emphasized that other crime associated with women, is domestic terrorism. They show that in recent studies, female terrorists now display extreme viciousness and cruelty. It is noted that because some women struggle to meet their economic needs, their participation in terrorism has increased In my view and as to the issue of gender in terrorism, this is a rare predictor of criminal behavior that has been associated with women knowing the fact that women are home makers and not associated with violence. We know that in comparison, men commit more crime than women.
Commoners & nobles and men & women were treated differently. For example, crimes against royalty resulted in more severe punishments, while crimes committed by royalty were often swept under the rug. If a case was deemed embarrassing or inconvenient to the prince, then the culprit could be murdered in their cell or exiled without a trail. Women who were raped had to have proof that she cried out, tried to fight the attacker away, and had to report the rape within a limited amount of time after it occurred. Religious authorities also chose when to interfere, and when they’d rather not to; they would often charge a woman with improper behavior and send her to institutions for prostitutes and “fallen women,” which were established by churches and the city.
In the writing "The War Against Boys," Christina Hoff Sommers and Sharon Olds, in the poem "Rate of Passage," very clearly describe today's stereotypes about male and female and their negative and dangerous impact on everyone and on society as a whole. In today's developed world, the question of destruction of stereotypes is very important because modern stereotypes do not allow to realize people who disagree with conventional wisdom. Social discrimination means limitation or loss of rights in all areas of life: employment, economic, political, spiritual, and everyday life. Those negative gender stereotypes give the opportunity to men to abuse women, and it can lead to misogyny, sexual harassment, and violence at school, at home, and even on the
In marcia’s case of violence and abuse, there are facts that prove her to be innocent of the murder of her husband, as well as guilty. Several details about the case show how the husband is at fault as they relate to specific theories of family violence and domestic abuse. On the other hand, Marcia may be seen as guilty due to legal matters of her acts of violence. One detail about Mitchell that sticks out greatly in this case, is that he did not work. According to the Resource Theory, “males that do not have high-paying jobs often resort to violence more often as a way of controlling the spouse” (Wallace and Roberson, pg.
During the trial, it was also found that Preston was planning to commit Sodomy with another puritan man and that Michell had been fornicating with a woman as well. The woman, known as Lydia Hatch, was also having an affair with her brother. The law stated that the death penalty would be applied, but it was not. Instead, they were all publicly whipped for their actions. Although they were punished for their actions, the punishment did not reach the extent to which Puritan law expressed that it
A person (D) is guilty of this offence if he intentionally penetrates the vagina, anus or mouth of another person (V) with his penis and V does not consent to the penetration and D does not reasonably believe that V consents. Since rape is restricted to penile penetration it can only be committed by a man on a woman or another man and can only be dealt with in the crown court and any person guilty of this offence can be imprisoned for life. Rape can also happen when the victim cannot physically give consent, such as whilst she was drunk, passed out or high. Rape can also happen when the victim cannot legally give consent, such as if she is underage. Sections 75 and 76 apply to an offence under this section.
Janine admits to being gang-raped at fourteen as well as to the abortion that followed. Rather than expressing sympathy, the Aunt’s make the girls chant that Janine is at fault for being raped. The girls taunt Janine, chanting that the rape was her fault, that she led the men on, and that she was raped as a lesson. After two weeks in a row of telling this story at the testifying session, the girls made Janine truly believe that the assault was her fault, and the chanting was no longer necessary as Janine began to state the words herself. “’It was my fault”, she says.