Toronto Star: “Rape Culture: What do Steubenville, Rehtah Parsons and frosh chants have in common?”
Published Saturday October 19, 2013
By Marco Chown Oved Staff Reporter, Laura Kane News Reporter

“Lots of questions are still asked about: Why did you put yourself in a position where you were going to get raped? . . . We never ask these questions when a person’s house is burgled. What did your curtains do to invite the intruder to break the glass?”

Dale says another cultural myth built into the justice system is the idea that false accusations of rape are commonplace. In fact, the rate of false reports — between 2 per cent and 8 per cent — is very low and identical to other crimes.”

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