oa Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - n Kwalitatief-verkennende ontleding van die trauma van verkragting binne die huwelik

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1012-8093



The argument is often put forward that being raped by a stranger is more traumatic than having forced sex with whom you have a sexual relationship. Russell (1990:198) postulated that 'Rape in marriage is no less traumatic than rape outside of marriage. Indeed, I believe that wife rape is potentially more traumatic than stranger rape'.

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