Category Archives: Rape Victims

Team Jane Japanese University Students reveal alarming rape statistics

Team Jane conducted a  confidential rape statistics survey of Japanese students attending university for the year 2016. Jane thanks all persons who kindly participated in this vital work This survey found that 1 in 5  Japanese University Students surveyed had experienced more than one form of sexual assault. Very few reported their experience to anyone. One in…
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Human Rights Day is everyday isn’t it?

HUMAN RIGHTS Day is celebrated on the 10th December every year.           "Upholding human-rights is in the interest of all. Respect for HR advances well-being for every individual, stability for every society, and harmony for our interconnected world" -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon      [caption id="attachment_3749" align="alignleft" width="125"] Portrait…
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How do rape myths and misconceptions hurt victims of sexual assault?

Rape myths  hurt victims of sexual assault more than you can imagine. Rape myths are not just a product of a sick mind, but an unfortunate response to subtle and not-so-subtle messages from religious and social groups, family, and media that communicate the legitimacy of these beliefs. For example some people believe that a Victim was…
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