Myths about rape myths – OUP Blog

Posted July 22nd, 2013 in news, prosecutions, rape, statistics, victims by sally

“In recent decades, England and Wales have experienced extensive rape law reform and a substantial rise in rape reporting, but the number of rape convictions has not kept pace, leading to a galloping attrition rate: the current proportion of recorded rapes that result in a rape conviction is about 7%. To the extent that rape law reform aimed at convicting more men of rape, it has not been an unqualified success.”

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OUP Blog, 22nd July 2013