Haley Thomas

Stories from Haley Thomas

One in every five women will experience sexual assault in their lifetime (Klement 2016). Approximately one half of the population is female and twenty percent of them will experience sexual assault. That is an outstanding number of people who suffer will from something with long-lasting effects. Rape culture perpetuates ideas that lead and attempt to justify to sexual assault. The four major factors promoting rape culture are rape myth acceptance, victim blaming, normalization of sexual violence, and hostile sexism.