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photo Rape By Any Name
By Angelique LaCour & Wade Hanks

A woman is raped every six minutes in the United States. While acquaintance rape constitutes more than sixty percent of all rapes, it is rarely reported and difficult to prosecute. This powerful documentary weaves the stories of three acquaintance rape survivors with the views, attitudes, biases and understandings of experts and professionals, as well as with those of ordinary people, including high school and college students, and jurors from a mock acquaintance rape trial. The discussions in this video raise hard questions about how different elements of our society play into the problem: male and female socialization, inadequate legal recognition, and assumptions about the victim's culpability. Rape by Any Name is an excellent resource for exploring this pervasive and complicated issue.

58 minutes
© 1990
Purchase $149 DVD
Order No. QA-151

"Highly recommended for any group grappling with the issue of acquaintance rape. Four Stars!" Video Rating Guide

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