Can a woman prevent a rape attack? Rape is one of the nation’s most common crimes of violence. Yet myths about its causes, about the rapist and worse, about how a woman should deal with a rape/assault situation are widespread. RAPE: A PREVENTIVE INQUIRY gives practical advice women can use to decrease their chances of being raped, and gives survival alternatives in case an attack occurs.
For rape crisis centers, social service agencies, women’s groups, crime prevention agencies, employee groups, junior high, high school and college students and concerned individuals.
Uses interviews with rape victims, police officials, and rapists in order to provide practical advice on how women can decrease their chances of being raped, together with survival alternatives in case an attack occurs. help women lessen the risk of sexual assault and rape.
Abstract: 'Be informed, be aware' is the central theme of this film which was produced in cooperation with the sex crimes detail of the San Francisco Police Department. Police department inspectors, rape victims, and convicted rapists from California's Vacaville medical facility all give advice on how a woman should deal with a rape-assault situation. Emphasized is the need for the victim to remain cool and use her wits to avoid severe physical injury, talk her way out of the situation, or find a way to escape.