Anonymous asked in Society & CultureMythology & Folklore · 2 weeks ago

Do people really get raped in Prison or is that a myth? ?

8 Answers

  • 2 days ago

    I believe it happens sometimes and that prisons shouldn’t let it happen just because someone belongs in there. Barbarism is terrible. 

  • Anonymous
    1 week ago

    Of course they do.  I guess the only inmates this doesn't happen to are the ones who can physically defend themselves.  They more often target the young and weak.

  • 1 week ago

    No, that's not a myth.  I don't know if it's as common as what you see in the movies, but it's a real thing.  

  • Toruko
    Lv 6
    2 weeks ago

    Yes.  I was issued a 'rape kit' for the

    all male maximum slam.  Not at state

    hospital for the criminal insane of all 

    gender and the county jails I qualified

    for.  People are still doing extra years

    because of my observations tendered

    under oath to judicial procedures.

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  • Lili
    Lv 7
    2 weeks ago

    Of course it's not a myth.  Prison rapes certainly happen.  They are a way of exercising power and dominance within a prison hierarchy, for one thing, and let's face it: when you put a large group of healthy young men or women into a communal, institutional setting with NO access to the opposite sex, what do you THINK is going to happen? 

    Anyone who thinks it's rare in the UK has his head in the sand. A great many UK prison inmates have been subjected to some form of sexual abuse.  One problem is that HM's prison system prefers not to keep records on the subject.

  • 2 weeks ago

    Yes, people really get raped in prison, it is not a myth.

  • Anonymous
    2 weeks ago

    I hear its a power thing more than a pleasure thing.

  • 2 weeks ago

    In some countries it's rife, others it is rare.

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