The media is a
major contributor to gender-based attitudes and values. The media provides women
with a complete list of behaviors that precipitate rape. Social training about
what is proper, as well as what is powerful and macho, teaches women to be
victims and men to be aggressors... Showed first 250 characters
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Women are expected to assume a subordinate
relationship to men. Consequently, rape can be seen as a logical extension of
the typical interactions between women and men. Women's vulnerability to rape
is a result of this subordinate relationship. There are a number of sexist
dictates that serve to maintain this subordinate relationship one of which is:
Rape as a means of control over women... Showed next 250 characters
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