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    Default ARWear - Anti Rape Underwear. What do you think?

    My dh forwarded this to me and its an interesting idea.

    Not quite sure what i think of it but if it prevents rape and makes women feel safer then it has to be a good thing right? Just not sure if it would increase the viciousness of an attack once the rapist realised they werent going to get what they want. Or perhaps it would scare them off?

    Wanted to know what other hubbers thought?

    Here is the video link http://vimeo.com/74514464

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    Although the sentiment may be there. This assumes rape is only vaginal.

    edit: it also assumes that rape is about sex. It's not, it's about power and control.
    Last edited by babyla; 03-11-2013 at 20:22.

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    What about going to the toilet?

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    The wearer has a code to "unlock" them so its apparently quite easy for the wearer to take them on and off. Did u watch the whole vid?

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    Yes, but I had the sound muted so the kids couldn't hear.

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    I found it all quite distasteful. Seems to perpetuate a lot of the myths and stereotypes about rape.

    Rape isn't about sex, or the clothes you wear or where and when you jog. Rapists are more often than not, known to their victim.

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    I can hear it now, "but judge, she wasn't wearing anti-rape wear so clearly she wanted to be raped". Look, if it makes a woman feel safer then great but the onus on preventing rape starts and ends with would-be rapists.

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    I don't know. I am all for women feeling safer, but I wonder if an armed attacker might just become enraged and and that the physical violence may escalate and perhaps even kill the woman.

    I also feel that there is something wrong with enclosing women in a modern day chastity belt . Something about it just doesn't sit right with me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpecialPatrolGroup View Post
    I don't know. I am all for women feeling safer, but I wonder if an armed attacker might just become enraged and and that the physical violence may escalate and perhaps even kill the woman.

    I also feel that there is something wrong with enclosing women in a modern day chastity belt . Something about it just doesn't sit right with me.
    this is how I feel too. We are actually encasing our vaginas for fear of attack

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpecialPatrolGroup View Post
    I don't know. I am all for women feeling safer, but I wonder if an armed attacker might just become enraged and and that the physical violence may escalate and perhaps even kill the woman.

    I also feel that there is something wrong with enclosing women in a modern day chastity belt . Something about it just doesn't sit right with me.
    This was my take on it also.


 

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