Don’t Judge a Rape by the Survivor’s Reaction

Photo by Yaroslav Кorshikov on Unsplash

Last week, five men were acquited of gang-raping a 14-year-old girl in Spain, because they had not used violence or intimidation. They didn’t have to — the victim was “in an unconscious state.” In Spain, this is still not sufficient to constitute rape, basically because of one element: she didn’t fight back.

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