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Include "made to penetrate" or "rape by envelopment" under rape laws

Submitted on Sunday 3rd January 2021

Rejected on Wednesday 13th January 2021

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Include "made to penetrate" or "rape by envelopment" under rape laws

Petition Details

Please include 'made to penetrate' or 'rape by envelopment' under rape laws.

Additional Information

Female-on-male rape currently does not legally count because the definition only covers penetration of the victim. Research shows that female-on-male rape is not simply a milder 'rape light' but causes moderate to severe trauma just as it does in female victims. Source: http://wp.lancs.ac.uk/forced-to-penetrate-cases/files/2016/11/Project-Report-Final.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3qzaK-uMtCI_zPsvmSi5c0A_3cJlbSQTShmsT1WMLJ0B67lVqcdYbewaY


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The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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