Men Explain Things To Me - Chapter 2: The Longest War Summary & Analysis

Rebecca Solnit
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One in five women will be raped during her lifetime. Rapes, gang rapes, murders of women around the world and assaults of young women who have been drugged are stories grabbed from the headlines. There is a broad pattern of violence against women across the globe. The disabled, the autistic, celebrities and innocent children have all been victims. Men are the chief perpetrators but only a small percentage of all men are guilty of this level of violence which has reached pandemic levels.

Although statistics demonstrate that there is a rape every 6.2 minutes, there are many unreported rapes that if reported would quintuple that number. If all rapes were reported in the U.S. there would be a rape a minute. For decades, university and even high school administrators seemed to be alarmingly disinterested in taking steps to prevent campus rape...

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