Women who lie about rape need help, not prosecution

Calls for help, not charges
08.01.2009

by Abigail Caspari abbey.caspari@dailypost.co.nz

Women who make false rape allegations need help not prosecution, says a rape victim counsellor.

Doctor Kim McGregor, director of New Zealand’s Rape Prevention Education, said international research showed 2-3 per cent of all sexual abuse allegations made were false.

Of more concern was the number of sexual abuse assaults not reported to police, with only 9 per cent of sexual assault cases reported….(Full Story)

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F4L: After holding women not accountable for lying and instead treating them as victims and helping them, the logical progression is to reward them for lying.  New Zealand has in fact done that with a program for paying women who made rape allegations, thereby to encourage them to lie.  If I recall that correctly, women receive a reward of about $10,000 for making a rape allegation, and that has had a fine effect in driving the numbers of rape allegations to heights never seen before. (I will provide the references to the pertinent sources of that information when I find them, which should be later today or tomorrow. –WHS)

Here is another report on a plan for a similar financial incentive for women to lie about having been raped:

….a proposal in India would provide actual monetary incentive for women to lie about rape. According to Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury, the proposal under consideration is this: Women who claim to be rape victims will get Rs.200,000 as a “relief and rehabilitation package.” That works out to close to $4,700 — a tremendous sum of money in a poor, largely rural country….(Full Story)

The article from India that reports on that proposal calls it a “Relief and rehabilitation package for rape victims.”  In fact, it is impossible not to conclude that the proposal is “A financial incentive for women who wish to lie about having been raped.”

See also:

False Rape Society

Thursday, May 15, 2008

HOW WOMEN BECAME THE ‘VICTIMS’ OF A CRIME THAT ONLY TARGETS MEN: FALSE RAPE CLAIMS IN THE FEMINIST ‘RAPE CULTURE’

The preceding article at dads & things provides information that debunks the false assertion by Doctor Kim McGregor, director of New Zealand’s Rape Prevention Education, namely that “international research showed 2-3 per cent of all sexual abuse allegations made were false.”

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