Women's History Month

The History of the Anti-Rape Movement

History of the Anti Rape Movement Blog Poster

Rape has been and will continue to be a pervasive form of physical, emotional, and psychological control over the less powerful and oppressed. The legal definitions and consequences of rape and the social implications of rape on the victims and perpetrators have gone through many changes throughout the centuries but the emotional effect on the victim and the controlling intent of the perpetrator has always remained the same.