Thursday, August 23, 2012

Recommended article: "How is rape defined?"

[Trigger warnings for explicit discussion of sexually assaultive behaviors.] 

This includes a brief but excellent table comparing the laws regarding sexual assault and rape in Sweden, England and Wales, Scotland, the US, and Germany. 


  • What is the legal definition of rape?
  • How is consent understood?
  • What is meant by incapacity?
  • Can a woman be charged with rape?
  • Spousal rape
  • What is the maximum penalty?

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