Rape is ONE of the deadliest evils of humanity to humanity and curbing i is also tops on my priority list.
There are 9 ways we can employ to truly #EndRape
The ways listed below are MY PERSONAL OPINIONS.
You are allowed to disagree, but while at it, ensure you at least PROVIDE at least one solution to curbing rape in our society.
I’d start with raising more awareness: a lot of people are still ignorant about the depths of the effect of rape on survivors.
Many more do not even know that rape is a CRIME, punishable by law.
Rape is a menace to the SOCIETY: men and women are victims too.
2. SPEARHEAD CONVERSATIONS:
I’d spearhead conversations in schools, social media and everywhere about the beauty of Sex which is God’s gift and about rape, which is the perversion of sex (which is God’s gift to humanity).
We ought to start having PUBLIC conversations about SEX and RAPE, more hushed voices when sex is mentioned, least of all rape.
3. TEACH THE CULTURE OF RESPECT:
I’d also lead conversations about the need to RESPECT people and people’s sex organs.
Consent is a SUBJECT that should be drummed into our heads, teaching respect would cover respectfully respecting people’s choice and seeking Consent even before their stretching your hand to admire even something as basis as someone’s hair.
4. REVAMP SCHOOLS CURRICULUM:
I’d also infuse all of these conversations in our school’s curriculum so everyone will learn all that needs to be learnt for the birthing of a sane community.
5. APPROPRIATE PUNISHMENT:
Then, rapists will be duly punished for their actions.
Offenders on various levels will be punished adequately.
6. MENTAL RECONSTRUCTION:
Rapists will have to also be subjected to mental and psychological reconstruction while serving their punishment, because I believe it takes ONLY an insane human to rape ANYONE.
This would be an opportunity to get them to put in the work in an attempt to cause a change in their heads and they would go through this while serving their punishment.
7. MAKE THE VISION PLAIN:
I believe a world without rape is possible, but sadly, not everyone believes it is.
I’d have to make the vision of the world in my head visible for others to see or imagine.
8. PRAYER WORKS:
I’d teach and talk about the importance of prayer in fighting rape and sexually related offences.
I understand rape is not only backed up by physical wickedness, but also spiritual wickedness and forces.
I also know rape is one of the tools used by the devil to pervert sex, a beautiful gift given to humanity by God causing humanity (victims) to revolt against God, and by experience, I’ve learnt that prayer is a tool that changes things.
So, while we await the manifestation of a rape-free world, it’s important that believers and those who see prayer as a tool for change too to include it in the tools used in fighting rape.
9. DOCUMENT AND PUBLICLY DISPLAY NAMES OF RAPISTS AND SEXUAL PERVERTS:
Lastly, names of rapist and offenders caught will be entered into a system that will help people be more aware of who’s who.
It will also help us checkmate if justice has or is being served.