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Addressing Sexual Assault and 'Rape Culture'

One in five women in the U.S. will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.  We’ll discuss what are we learning about why this is, what is being done to address this shocking statistic, and how other cultures deal with issues of consent, assault and sexuality. We’ll also explore what is meant by the phrase “rape culture” and how it might be changed.

 

Guests:  Shana Natelson, Speak About It - Executive Director

  Doris Santoro, Associate Professor of Education, Bowdoin College

  Mark B. Tappan, Professor and Chair, Education Program, Colby College

 

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