The torture and rape of women in history and now

Nuns, young girls, old women, pregnant women and mothers who had just given birth were all raped without pity. But as they advanced the Russians unleashed an orgy of sickening self-gratification as soldiers of the Red Army embarked on a lengthy campaign of rape, looting, murder and depravity.

Some of the women became purposely active in politics against rearming West Germany, in the extra-parliamentary opposition etc.

The rape of Chrysippus by Laius was known as "the crime of Laius", a term which came to be applied to all male rape[ citation needed ]. Whatever its origins, rape is a serious crime and is treated as a felony in most countries with common-law systems.

Feminist Perspectives on Rape

Feminist views of rape can be understood as arrayed on a continuum from liberal to radical. A number of victims were mutilated obscenely.

For many women, rape is not a one-time event; rather sexual violence and exploitation are, for at least some period of time, routine conditions of their lives. A raped woman or girl was less valuable as property, and penalties for rape often involved fines or other compensation paid to her husband or father Burgess-Jackson The Red Army war memorial in Berlin is dominated by a huge figure of a Russian soldier.

Module 11: Women, Children, War, and Health

Goodhart argues that the rapist-fathers have violated the rights not only of the women they rape, but also of the children thereby produced.

Most of the sexual abuse and exploitation, says the report, involves trading sex for money, food or jobs. Racist ideologies about rape are also prominent in the history of colonialism and genocide against Native Americans.

Numerous examples of gang rape were given - "girls under 18 and old women included". Now aged 80 Gabriele still remembers those terrible days and in particular how she was betrayed by the old women. One Berlin woman was being raped in succession by three men when three others arrived, one of them a woman.

In many jurisdictions, the crime of rape has been subsumed under that of sexual assault, which also encompasses acts that fall short of intercourse. He did not succeed in anything except getting himself shot. The whole troop, nearly, rushed from the road, Firing anyhow, in pursuit: Military prostitution in U.

The World Health Organization defines health as not only the absence of disease but also the presence of social wellbeing, and physical and mental health. The idea here is not to prohibit sexual contact between hierarchical unequals per se but to legally interpret sex that a hierarchical subordinate says was unwanted in the context of the forms of force that animate the hierarchy between the parties.

According to Interpolin the early 21st century there were more rapes per capita in South Africa than in any other country. Finally, some feminists have argued that rape should be a strict liability offense, that is, one with no mens rea requirement at all.

A distinctive set of harms enters the picture when, as is increasingly common, women and girls are violated while unconscious, often with pictures or videos taken and circulated. The husband was bedridden, ill: They are forced to engage in hazardous activities such as laying mines or explosives, as well as using weapons.

In order for the United States to assume control over this jurisdiction, the alleged offender must be a U. One limitation of a purely performative account of consent is that it does not take into account the context in which the relevant behavior or utterance occurs.

Women and children are the majority of war refugees. When the shared identity for which one is raped is ruined, shattered in oneself and relationally between oneself and others, the group quality of the group so defined is destroyed.

But this understanding disappeared almost totally once the gossip of the cellar, bunker and escape communities got going: In Dahlem, Soviet officers visited Sister Kunigunde, the mother superior of Haus Dahlem, a maternity clinic and orphanage. It seems as if Soviet soldiers needed alcoholic courage to attack a woman.

A number of other forces or influences were at work. What had been violated was primarily the right of the head of household paterfamilias to give or withhold his consent. For many men returning home learning that their wives had been raped was traumatic.

If she had not consented, she was still considered an accomplice, "on the grounds that she could have saved herself by screaming for help.With the United Nations already under fire for the Oil-for-Food mega-scandal and other corruption, sensational allegations of rampant sexual exploitation and rape of young girls and women by the U.

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History of rape

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In the study of the history of torture, some authorities rigidly divide the history of torture per se from the history of capital punishment, while noting that most forms of capital punishment are extremely painful. Torture grew into an ornate discipline, where calibrated violence served two functions: to investigate and produce confessions and to attack.

The concept of rape, both as an abduction and in the sexual sense (not always distinguishable), makes its first historical appearance. Although the proper definition of ‘rape’ is itself a matter of some dispute, rape is generally understood to involve sexual penetration of a person by.

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The torture and rape of women in history and now
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