Germaine Greer rape comments criticised

Germaine Greer rape comments criticised
 

Academic and writer Germaine Greer has been heavily criticised after she suggested the punishment for rape should be reduced.
Speaking at the Hay Festival on Wednesday, Greer said some rape cases should be considered as "non-consensual... bad sex" rather than "spectacularly violent crime" as most "don't involve any injury whatsoever".
Claiming the legal system cannot cope, Greer said lessening the severity of the punishment for rapists - to community service and possibly an "r" tattoo branding the perpetrator - could result in an increase in the... read more

 
31 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 64
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