The Sexes: Women Against Rape

Psychologically, rape is the most traumatic of crimes against women, and for many victims, the police investigation that follows is even more shattering. Unwilling to tolerate the situation, women in some 20 cities across the country have recently organized rape squads or rape crisis centers. Their aims: to prevent the crime and to ease the emotional hurt of its victims.

In most cases, the anti-rape groups are an outgrowth of the Women's Liberation movement and include many women who have themselves been raped. To get their message to other women, they advertise in the underground press or list themselves in...

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