Rape is an unlawful sexual activity which involves having intimacy or sexual intercourse without the valid consent of a person or group of persons, while a rapist is any individual who forcible engages in sexual activity with another person without his or her consent.

According to the center for disease control, over 1.3 million women are raped each year in the United States and only 54 % of these cases are reported. Every 98 Seconds, a woman is sexually assaulted in America and a women’s chance of being raped in the United States is 1 in 5.

In Nigeria, there is high prevalence of rape. A survey conducted by NOI Polls revealed 7 in 10 adult Nigerians representing 67% think there is a high prevalence of child rape in the country while 31% personally know of a victim of child rape in their local communities. The picture is bleaker is South Africa where 65,000 rapes and other sexual assaults were reported in a single year.

Another country where rape has become an epidemic is India, but due to public perception, humiliation of victims and social stigma only 5-6 % of rape cases are reported, as such the problem of rape in India is largely underestimated due of the number of unreported cases.

Rapists display certain tendencies, knowing these tendencies will enable a potential victim prepare an escape plan ahead of time before it’s too late.

 

  1. They are usually Male Supremacists

Most rapist especially male rapist see women as a lesser gender and often demand compliance even at times when it is most inappropriate. they are traditional believers in the superiority of men over women.

  1. Short tempered and Aggressive

Most rapist are inpatient, short tempered and aggressive with a high tendency to physically or verbally assault others during arguments or conversations.

 

  1. Frequent Negative Reference To The Female Reproductive Organ

Most rapist have rewired their brains to see verbal assault on the female genitalia as their strongest weapon as such when provoked by females they turn to vulgarity to get even.

  1. Violates your Personal space at will

Most rapist on’’ heat ‘’ will not respect your personal space some will come very close and the daring ones could even place their hand inappropriately on your thigh, chest or other sensitive parts.

 

  1. Always want to isolate you

Although most rapist are publicly friendly they tend to always ignore your wishes and often try to isolate you from friends or members of your family.

 

 

“From New Delhi to New York, from Durban to Rio; women and
girls are being hunted down by rapists, abused by pedophiles and
emotionally decapitated by a society that is becoming increasingly
hostile to the womenfolk”
― Oche Otorkpa     (author of the Unseen Terrorist)

 

 

 

 

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