If you’ve been following the news lately, perhaps you’ve noticed that the topic of rape is still viewed as debatable in some circles. The truth, though, is that no human being, no matter the circumstances, deserves to be the victim of a non-consensual act against their person. No rape is justifiable, nor is any other act of violence. The following titles candidly discuss the topic of teenage rape, and come highly recommended for those looking to gain perspective or to be reminded that a horrible event, even during formative years, can be overcome.
It’s also worth noting that reported instances of forced sex are on the rise in Indiana, and that Indiana unfortunately has the second highest rate of forced sexual intercourse in the nation. A 20-minute WTIU report called Shadows of Innocence recently premiered, showcasing this dark reality and many other sobering related facts. The whole thing is available to stream on its homepage.
Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center
Fort Wayne Women’s Bureau (REACT Rape Awareness Program-Rape Crisis Hotline: 426-RAPE)