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Remove material that promotes rape culture.

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Instances of rape are rising worldwide. Available data suggests that nearly one in four women worldwide may experience sexual violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime (WHO, 2002). This is not a joke and it is not acceptable for facebook to liken these comments to ‘pub jokes’ or refer to them as legitimate entertainment, as they did in a recent statement. Facebook should include an option to report pages and comments condoning sexual violence and that such groups are in breach of the user Terms and Conditions (Section 3: Safety, point 7), which specify that no hateful or threatening comments should be made . Allowing such groups to congregate serves only to further normalise rape culture and the high instance of sexual violence that exists in society.



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