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15 Nov

OPINION: the girl vomited, cried, and pleaded with him to cease

OPINION: the girl vomited, cried, and pleaded with him to cease

The jury thought the defence’s argument; that the rapist that is alleged the lady had been consenting to intercourse. He had been acquitted.

Quite often, we you will need to remain positive about where we have been headed in terms of fighting violence that is sexual this nation. The #Metoo motion has managed to make it more noticeable, culturally we seem more prepared to speak about it, and teenagers are talking up, too.

But once we hear of situations just like the one out of Palmerston North this week – where in fact the girl cried, vomited, and pleaded using the guy concerned, yet the jury had been nevertheless convinced he thought she desired it – we wonder exactly just how you can make a difference in something that is tilted to date to the so-called perpetrator. (más…)