*Many women do not like to report a rape because of the humiliation they suffer in the process of getting their rapist put behind bars.

But, the problem is that it’s a difficult process and the woman, depending on the circumstances surrounding the rape, has a hard time proving her own innocence.  Rape cases have a strange way of turning the victim into the guilty party.

But when speaking of high profile rape cases like Kobe Bryant and Mike Tyson’s, the stakes are raised even higher.  While these women were vindicated, the image and/or reputation of both women suffered. (more…)