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September-12-97

Romanian Rape Rates Double

A new study reports men rape a Romanian woman every six hours, according to the Romanian newspaper Adevarul.

Researchers Sorin Radulescu and Dan Banciu of the Sociological Institute of the Romanian Academy said that the number of rapes doubled between 1990 and 1995. They concluded that "Romania seems at present to be a sick society" and that Romanian women "are one of the most victimized groups."

Media Resources: Associated Foreign Press - September 8, 1997


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