This is the first news article related to Hollaback's mission to be posted on the site. We want to encourage thought and comments, and also to keep you all informed of what is going on in our City and the World in relation to street harassment and assault.
Summary of where the blame lies according to The Sun Online.
A Scottish survey found that the following percentages of people think a woman is partially responsible in a rape:
If she had been flirting- 32%
If she was drunk- 27%
If she wore revealing clothing- 26%
If she was known to have many sexual partners- 18%
In each case, about 5% of people think the woman was fully to blame for the rape.
The Scottish Law Commission is examining and proposing reform on laws about rape and other sexual offenses.
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