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  • Lourdes Peroni

Clothes on Trial: M.G.C. and the Need to Combat Rape Stereotypes

April 20, 2016

Those who think stereotypical beliefs about rape are a thing of the past will probably be surprised to read the domestic reasoning in cases that have recently reached Strasbourg. Allusions to women’s “immoral” behavior in I.P. v. the Republic of Moldova and insinuations that women should have resisted “by scratching or biting” in Y. v. […]