Rape Culture in Action

See if you can pinpoint where this story goes from right to wrong.

A 17 year old girl is sexually assaulted by 2 male teenagers at a party. They take pictures of the attack and show them to friends. 

The victim reports it and takes them to court, where they plead guilty to first-degree felony sexual abuse and misdemeanor voyeurism. A plea bargain is reached.

Then the judge tells the victim she’s not allowed to talk about the incident under any circumstances, because her attackers are under 18.

(She violated the order, and her attackers filed a contempt charge against her. It has since been dropped. This is in the news today because video surfaced of the judge telling her to keep quiet.)

Google Savannah Dietrich to learn more.

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