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Rape Myths: An Overview of Perceptions and Beliefs

Journal: Academic Research International (Vol.5, No. 6)

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Page : 356-360

Keywords : Rape; Rape Myths; Pakistan;

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Rape or sexual assault present in every society and culture. Rape or sexual assault is common in Pakistan and rape myths are also present in our society. Rape or rape myth are not harmless attitude but these are destructive forces. Through rape myths the sexual violence has been sustained and justified. This research focuses on attitude and perception about sexual assault on women by men. The researcher focus on specific rape myths (Women lies about rape, women enjoy rape and women willingness in rape). This is an explanatory research through secondary sources.

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