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    • Andyboy
    • 12.07.11 | 16:19 (IDT)

    Why, exactly, does a woman choose to dress in a provocative and titillating manner? What message is she seeking to send? Maybe - "you can look at what I have to offer - but you can't touch"? The problem is not whether a woman says "No" but, rather, when does she say it - and under what circumstances! It is simply not true to say "Rape is Rape is Rape". It isn't! Only recently in the UK there was a discussion in Parliament in which it was stated that - at least for the purposes of determining the appropriate punishment for the offence - there was a difference in different rape situations. Being raped at knife point by a complete stranger was NOT the same as saying "No"to your boyfriend at the last moment after being in bed with him naked and engaging in foreplay! Dressing provocatively is just the tip of the iceberg!

    from the article: Is Israel ready for a SlutWalk of its own?
    First published 15:02 12.07.11 | Last updated 15:02 12.07.11
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