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It's Not Rape: It's a Snuggle with a Struggle

Rape: It’s a Snuggle with a Struggle

Rape is committed in the Philippines every 72 minutes. Someone is likely being raped right now and by the time you’ve finished your lunch, someone has been sexually abused and traumatized. The rape victim could be a total stranger or that person could be your relative. Official figures in 2013 reveal a total of 7,409 reported rape cases. This is a relatively low figure because, fact is, a lot of rape cases are unreported. And the figure increases every year. These are some of the reasons why rape is always a serious problem. It’s never a funny topic, even on t-shirts. Continue reading

“New Way Gangs Steal, Rape and Kidnap Girls” – Perpetuating a Hoax (So what?)

There’s a message, purportedly coming from the Philippine National Police (PNP), warning everyone about a new modus operandi of lawless elements to rape/kidnap girls and steal. I’ve seen it going around social networking sites, primarily facebook. It reads: Continue reading