Un­clear about rape

South Wales Evening Post - - SMARTER FOR 10 -

AN “ALARM­ING” pro­por­tion of Bri­tish adults are un­clear about what con­sti­tutes rape, a cam­paign group has said.

The End Vi­o­lence Against Women coali­tion said re­search found a third of Bri­tons said it would not be rape if there was no sex­ual vi­o­lence com­mit­ted, while 21% of fe­male re­spon­dents said it would not gen­er­ally be con­sid­ered rape if the vic­tim had flirted on a date, even if she had not ex­plic­itly con­sented to sex.

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