The Sexes: Revolt Against RAPE

One of the reasons that men continue to rape is that they continue to get away with it. —Author Susan Brownmiller

The statistics back up Brownmiller's conclusion. More than 55,000 American women reported being raped last year.

Official estimates say unreported rapes would place the figure at least three times as high, and some analysts claim as many as 500,000 people a year are at tacked by rapists. Yet few rapists, perhaps 2% of offenders, are actually convicted and jailed.

At the very least, society is beginning more and more to consider rape one...

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