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Definition of Human Rights Violation Category, "Rape"
|DEFINITION|| Forceful/unwilling intercourse/penetration on any individual by another individual's genitals regardless of gender under intimidation, threat, fraud, lies, intoxication, or while in custody.
The rape must be committed by a person/s identified on the list of perpetrators.
|BOUNDARY CONDITION|| Act must consist of vaginal or anal intercourse/penetration.
Excludes acts which are covered by "Sexual Abuse (SEAB)" and "Genital Abuse (GEAB)" in the Controlled Vocabulary.
|COUNTING RULE||Continuous and one perpetrator = 1 violation (committed by single perpetrator)
Continuous and multiple perpetrators = 1 violation (committed by multiple perpetrators)
Non-continuous and different perpetrators = multiple violations (each separate act of penetration constitutes one violation)
|EXAMPLE||A woman is gang-raped by three army personnel behind a security checkpoint|
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