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date rape

1. the act or an instance of a man raping a woman while they are on a date together
2. an act of sexual intercourse regarded as tantamount to rape, esp if the woman was encouraged to drink excessively or was subjected to undue pressure
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The intention is to raise awareness and to look at questions, and behaviors, that can help prevent date-rape and sexual assault on our campuses.
SUSPENDED SENTENCE: Ellis Hawkins, who used his workplace, Environment Services Group, left, to make the date-rape drug GHB PICTURES: Wales News
Liverpool John Moores University scientists said that, while date-rape tests proved problematic, many victims may be drugged by alcohol itself with rapists topping up drinks with shots of spirits.
But officials warn that there are as many as 36 different street drugs that are commonly used in date-rape attacks, Ear more than current police field tests can detect.
In the summer the Evening Telegraph reported that local leisure group Luminar - the firm behind Coventry's SkyDome - was pouring cash into research to produce cocktail stirrers which changed colour if a drink had been spiked with date-rape drugs.
The guide, intended for discussions following the viewing of the date-rape video, included the sentence, Acquaintance rape as will be discussed spans a spectrum of incidents and behaviors ranging from crimes legally defined as rape to verbal harassment and inappropriate innuendo.
The chemical can be used to make GHB, often labelled as a date-rape drug.
A NEW report has exploded the nonsensical claim that one in four women in this country has been the victim of a date-rape drug.
The comments come after reports that the alleged date-rape victim may have been the first UK person to fall prey to an American-style drug-soaked 'fry' cigarette.
A WOMAN'S body washed up on a beach may have contained traces of a date-rape drug but scientists could not be certain, an inquest heard.
Another date-rape victim, Kim Shannon, was just 16 when she was attacked in 2000.
VENTURA - A judge on Tuesday gave nearly half of cosmetics heir Andrew Luster's $1 million bail to three women he raped and videotaped after knocking them unconscious with the date-rape drug GHB.