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Guyana: Monetary Compensation & Sexual Assault

Categories: Caribbean, Guyana, Human Rights, Ideas, Law, Women & Gender

Following a case in which when a 39 year-old man was accused of sexual assault against a 17 year-old girl, The Guyana Groove [1] writes: “When a woman is forced to accept monetary compensation from the very person who already violated her, it is as if she is forced to put a price on her soul”: