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Rape And Its Adverse Effects On The Victims

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Rape has become a prevalent social problem in the society that has left victims unrest, devalued, traumatized, stigmatized and even regarded as the unfortunate.

Currently, it is the world’s most pressing problem that has crept in rather than replacing job opportunities. 

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Although it has become a minor problem to society, it is of great concern to humans to look into the situation and see how it could be remedied.

Rape is an illegal sexual activity, usually carried out without a person’s consent in a forceful way.

Rape is also a physical activity involving a victim and the conspirators, threatening and forcefully harassing a person in a sexual manner. This activity usually causes excruciating pain to the victims.

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Apparently, a month ago, there was a rape case that happened to a job seeker in the city of Uyo. This news was viral on the internet, and it actually led to the death of the victim (INIUBONG UMOREN) She tried to defend herself with a weapon, but she was overpowered by the perpetrator.

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Many rape cases has happened and truncated the dreams of individuals.

EFFECTS OF RAPE

Rape can cause a huge effect to the victim. It can cause an emotional, psychological and mental effect.  It can cause unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted disease, damage in body organ, low self-esteem, truncating of dreams, trauma, and suicide.

TRUNCATING OF DREAMS.

Rape is one major damage and hindrance to goal achievements. Imagine a secondary school graduate who was planning to write a jamb just got into this mess, there will be a cognitive dissonance, there will be a reinforcement of what he/she had passed through and this might bring a breakdown to move to the next step.

EMOTIONAL, PSYCHOLOGY, AND MENTAL EFFECT

As a result of screaming, and constant panting while the sexual activity was going on, there’s a possibility that the brain had conceived that noise, and it developed into a high pressure. When the victim gets to remember all these scenarios, he/she is likely to breakdown in emotional health or even get paranoid.

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LOW SELF ESTEEM

When a rape victim come in contact with his/her peers or contemporaries, there’s a tendency to exhibition when she’s not hearing the same story from them, this will make the person comfortable or confident.

TRANSMISSION OF INFECTION

Disease is highly contagious when it is exposed. There’s a possibility of disease transmission in the process of sex. Since the sexual activity is done without a condom, the victim is at risk.

DAMAGE IN BODY ORGAN

When the rape activity is on, it is likely seen as a forcefully committing activity that can cause injury to the vagina and the uterus as well. The clitoris is not safe as well. It is another great danger if the person is a virgin, more risk.

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SUICIDE

Suicide is another rape effect. When a victim remembers the whole scenario, he/she will want to commit a deadly act because they feel they are not worth living.

HOW TO PREVENT RAPE

Rape is a problem that can occur to anybody, whether be it deliberate or not. Truth is that we all should be security conscious and hyper vigilant in all we do. 

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As it stands, people might not plan to rape, but the force and urge always occur depending on the situation at that time.

Here are simple preventive measures.

1) Not staying out late can lessen the possibility of getting raped. Rape is likely to happen in dark and solitude areas. 

 

2) Not accepting lift from strangers, some strangers can come as helpers in disguise, so instead of falling prey, why not save yourself that risk. Most of them might not be harmful, but how sure?

3) Parents should not keep their children at home with a new parent. Since the behavioral pattern of the parent is not yet observed, it is advised that parents should not keep their children, at least for the time being.

4) Not wearing skimpy dresses for the females.

Most dress also attract rape. There are certain clothes that expose the female to danger. The females should know the clothes they wear.

 

5) If your house is one that has a gate, parents should make sure they survey the whole environment Even when they have security. Security consciousness is key.

Conclusively, rape is a major case in our society, although it is undermined, it is daily increasing. But be it as it may, let the Government in their own effort see to stop this act, as humans are fully involved. The Perpetrators should be given a penalty for this rebellious act, so others can take caution.

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