Date Rape Backlash: Media and the Denial of Rape

Women's Empowerment Film Series
  • What student Women Center plasmas student featured
  • When Apr 24, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM (America/New_York / UTC-400)
  • Where AC-3B04
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  • Contact Phone 718-262-2008
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By the early 1990s, solid research and overwhelming evidence had prompted a growing awareness of the epidemic nature of date rape, especially on college campuses. But, starting in 1993, the media used the anecdotal comments of one young woman to undermine efforts to stop this continuing crime. How did this happen?

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