What is date rape?

Date rape also called acquaintance rape is when an individual is sexually assaulted or raped by someone they know (a friend, acquaintance, peer, relative). This is done by the use of violence, verbal pressure, blackmail, misuse of authority, use of substances or threat of violence.


Sources:

https://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/date_rape

https://www.britannica.com/topic/date-rape

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