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Rape


The rape, according to the Law in the Philippines, is considered a criminal offenseIn the society of the Filipinos, it is a heinous crime punishable by imprisonment for life. The Law Against Rape of (the Anti-Rape Law of), which changed the previous definition of rape according to the defined of the Revised Penal Code of (Revised Penal Code of), now refers to the crime of rape as follows. By a person having knowledge in the flesh a woman under the following circumstances: b. When the offended have been the reason refused or on the other hand is unconscious d.

When the offended is under twelve years old or not, even though none of the circumstances mentioned but equivalent to the aforementioned above.

By any person who, under any of the circumstances mentioned in paragraph one thereof, to be allocated to an act of sexual assault by inserting his penis into the mouth of another person or in ass, or any instrument or object, into the genital or anal other people. The changes expanded the definition of rape to a more clear interpretation and counting crime as a crime against persons instead of, as previously, included or counted it in the crimes against cleanliness. The statistics in the cases of rape are usually based on the records of the police.

More often, they are not accurate and not a true representation of the problem, related to rape as strong evidence in women said victims of rape.

Moreover, women are more likely not to report cases of rape if it will have only little or no support from their families, law enforcement agencies and nauukulang sector and government agency. In the Philippines, the Asian Women's Resource Exchange (AWORC), an Internet-based about the information of the women, is able of cases of rape that occurred in the Philippines in the first four months of. In the first semester of only, with, children have been victims of rape, attempted rape, 'incest', acts of lasciviousness and prostitution. As in, rape continued to be a problem, in most cases not naisasangguni with knowledge. There have been reports of rape and sexual abuse of women in police or women from poor groups, such as suspected prostitutes, drug users, and lower income individuals arrested for minor crimes. The situation will continue in, with the number of reported rape cases increasing to. According to studies conducted in schools show that for every three Filipino children, one child experiences abuse. In the first semester of only, with, children who fell as victims of rape, attempted rape, incest, acts of lasciviousness and prostitution. Rape is always associated with the risk of sexually transmitted diseases, especially Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). In a conservative country like the Philippines where a praise of femininity are promoted as a virtue, the shame of being a victim of rape is a deep wound in the victim. The same attitude is to blame the victims, naming the woman as 'a flirt' cause of action, wittingly or unwittingly, through various signals of pangrahuyo or invitation.

The group of women like GABRIELA provides counseling for nagulping women, rape victims and other victims of violence against women. The Goddess Crisis Centre Foundation helps victims of rape and incest The Support Group Volunteers provide assistance, and psychological interference.

If suitable, the case will be referred to other agencies for more specialist help. The Women's Crisis Centre provides temporary accommodation, medical assistance and advocacy, legal assistance and advocacy, and stress management, it has two particularly innovative part - counseling women, and a salvation of the Support Group victims of rape.