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This discussion guide provides supplementary information and discussion resources for the Cambridge Documentary Films production, "Rape is..."
believe that "Rape is..." is an effective tool for social change when
used in conjunction with an organized post-viewing discussion. The film
introduces important and controversial ideas and the discussion allows
viewers to explore and make those ideas their own. This online discussion
guide was developed as a resource for discussion leaders. The guide is
divided into specific subject areas each of which contains a small introduction,
relevant facts, possible discussion questions and links to further research.
TO DISCUSSION LEADERS
Teens 16 to 19 are three and one-half times more likely than the general population to be victims of rape, attempted rape or sexual assault.
Source:National Crime Victimization Survey. Bureau of Justice Statistics,
U.S. Department of Justice, 1996.