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Transcript of Rape
African American women between the ages of 12-17
and what are some of the effective interventions?
Overview of Presentation
- What is Rape?
- Self esteem causes
- Technology Product
- ACP (Actionable Change Product)
-Rape existed since Ancient History around the 1700's.
At the time it was not considered harmful nor sinful to woman....
- Women usually lost their virginity to their fathers or husbands without consent.
History Of Rape:
OVER TIME RAPE BECAME A CRIME
Women continued to fight for equal
rights and more support for rape victims.
Finally, in 1973 a National Organization
for Women (NOW) created a Task Force on Rape.
This organization helped women get equal rights on forceful rape and other issues.
were the authority figures.
Definition: Emotional opinion of his or her own worth.
Rape victims suffer self esteem issues
that can lead to :
Did you know every
someone in the
United States is raped?
44% are under the age of 18.
Rape victims are more likely to suffer:
- 3x' s more from depression
- 13x' s more feelings of worthlessness
- 4x' s more to contemplate suicide
What Is Rape?
, not SEX!"
Rape is a type of sexual assault that involves sexual intercourse without the persons consent.
Rape can happen to :
According to the U.S Bureau Of Justice
"91% of rape victims in the U.S. are woman and only 9% are men."
Rape can change someone entire life. It can make them feel anger, sadness and fear.
Makes you feel hopeless
Thoughts on killing yourself
Feeling worthless is when you have no value in yourself
Definition: Help for anyone who is or has been a victim of Rape.
Actionable Change Product
Interventions are very important for rape victims, because rape is life damaging.
Interventions for Rape Victims:
- Medication for depression is called Antidepressants. They are designed to balance some of the natural chemicals in our brains.
-Counseling to help victims express their feelings.
RAINN helped more than 1.5million victims. They helped one victim named Christian and she said, "You save yourself, or remain unsaved."
"There are over 1,000 of Rape crisis centers who help victims."
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By: Tiffany Dailey 12-2