Rape Culture In Singapore – Is It Really That Different From Delhi?

 

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Men rape because they want sex. Or is that too simple?

While it is difficult to conceptualize the motivations of rape without analyzing the specific details of each case, the phenomenon of rape appears to be structured, in my opinion, upon a substrate value system where masculine sexuality is prioritised at the expense of feminine sexuality. Apologists who quote selectively from evolutionary psychology and see all rape as the inevitable outcome of uncontrollable male sexual urges conveniently ignore the physical violence that accompanies cases such as the ‘Delhi Gang-rape’, which has nothing to do with sexual gratification.

Full article by Sakunika Wewalaarachchi here.

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