AP on Women’s Reluctance to Report Rape

AP on Women’s Reluctance to Report Rape: “Our culture has no sympathy for a woman we consider to be less than pristine,” says Ossorio, executive director of NOW’s New York City chapter. “We see it play out in our courtrooms — district attorneys don’t indict in cases where there are ‘credibility issues.’ They do credit checks — because apparently a woman with bad credit isn’t a good witness.”

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