Definition: Rape

Crime and criminal justice

Sexual penetration without valid consent or with consent as a result of intimidation, force, fraud, coercion, threat, deception, use of drugs or alcohol, abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability, or the giving or receiving of benefits.
Source:
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), "International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), version 1.0", Vienna, 2015
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