If you followed every single rape prevention tip for young women posted on U.S. college websites, you would lead a circumscribed life.
You would rarely be alone, especially at night. You would not drink. You would take a friend with you to meet every first date. When in public, you would walk only on well-lit, high-traffic footpaths, fastidiously dodging every bush between you and your destination.
You would always walk in the opposite direction of oncoming traffic, even on sidewalks. You would ensure that you had a telephone within reach of your bed. Avoidance would be on your mind at all times.
That’s the conclusion of