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Responding to Male Sexual Victimisation: (Un)Supporting Male Rape Victims

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Abstract

This chapter presents themes regarding the voluntary sector and male rape to examine their services, attitudes, and responses that are directed toward male rape victims and to consider the adequacy of voluntary services in meeting male rape victims’ needs. Some issues that will be critically examined are, for example, the following: voluntary agencies do not offer male rape victims a choice of the gender of counsellors; feminist based-rape crisis centres do not deal with male rape victims; and the third sector perpetuates ageism and discrimination against male rape victims.

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  • Third sector
  • Training
  • Discrimination
  • Funding and resources
  • Feminism

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Javaid, A. (2018). Responding to Male Sexual Victimisation: (Un)Supporting Male Rape Victims. In: Male Rape, Masculinities, and Sexualities. Palgrave Hate Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-52639-3_7

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