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Synonyms for rape

Synonyms for rape

to compel (another) to participate in or submit to a sexual act

to rob of goods by force, especially in time of war

Synonyms for rape

Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop

the act of despoiling a country in warfare

the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will

force (someone) to have sex against their will

destroy and strip of its possession

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THE number of recorded rapes on Teesside has soared by nearly twothirds in a year.
In India the press are not allowed to publish the name of someone who has been the victim of rape so she became known as"Nirbhaya", meaning"fearless".
The total number of adult and child rapes has also increased over the past five years.
But the point here is that if rape is such a serious crime, how come the police and our legal system don't seem to be taking it all that seriously?
But more shocking is the fact that police say only 19 per cent of rapes against adults are reported.
In a recent case, three domestic helps from Jharkhand had registered rape cases against their employers to extort money from them.
Just like Jennifer Lawrence, Miley Cyrus too was criticized for her notorious comments on date rape some time back.
From 1989 to 2013, 5,125 cases of rape and 14,953 cases of molestation registered in Kashmir.
Meanwhile, the Obama campaign had said that Ryan, a staunch Catholic, had done a "great disservice to women in America" in trying to narrow the definition of rape.
This is a ruling that risks making gang rape a third-class crime," said Giulia Bongiorno, one of Italy's most famous criminal lawyers.
There were an estimated 84,376 forcible rapes reported to law enforcement in 2012.
The problem with the current definition is that is doesn't take into account cases involving oral or anal penetration or penetration with a foreign object; "date rape" cases in which the victim is attacked after being drugged or drunk; and rapes involving female-on-male, male-on-male and female-on-female.
Although the criminal justice system could punish a man who forced a woman to have nonconsensual sexual intercourse, marriage served as an absolute defense to rape, and a marital rape exemption existed in the statutory laws of every state.
I am aware of too many rape cases where the victims have been faced with negative prejudices by police officers, police doctors, and even friends and family members who imply victim culpability due to the clothes she wore or amount of alcohol she had drunk.
Social workers responsible for developing rape prevention programs on college campuses must have valid evaluation instruments.