Germany's New Rape Law Finally Puts The Survivor First
Germany's Parliament passed a new rape law on Thursday after dozens of women were sexually assaulted in Cologne.By Melissa Prax | July 7, 2016
"Germany has an unbelievably old fashioned and backward law on sexual offenses," "No Means No" campaign activist Kristina Lunz said.
In Germany, victims had to prove they physically resisted in order to take their perpetrator to court.
As a result, Germany's justice ministry says only 8 percent of rape trials in the country end with the attacker being convicted.