What it takes to fight rape

I was angry when I read a Guardian report last year quoting Southern California Judge Derek Johnson saying women get raped because they [don’t] put up a fight” and that if they did their bodies “will not [allow the rape] to happen”.  Continue reading

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Raped Twice

This is a story of a now grown up woman who was raped twice before she reached her 16th birthday. The first one, as you will find out later, was by a family friend in his 30s while the second was by a gangster who told her that should she report the matter to the police – as she later did – she would not see her day in Court (which hasn’t happened to date because she now lives to tell the tale). Continue reading