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rape culture

[ reyp-kuhl-cher ]
/ ˈreɪp ˌkʌl tʃər /
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noun
a subset of values, beliefs, and behaviors in a society that trivializes or normalizes sexual violence, including rape: Slut-shaming is one manifestation of rape culture.
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Origin of rape culture

First recorded in 1970–75

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