Even though, we all know that between consenting adults, that sometimes NO does mean try harder or try me later.
But rape is not about consenting adults, it is in fact specifically not consent.
not all rape is strangers grabbing someone. Most rape is by someone actually known to the victim and usually a person in a position of some form of authority over them.
On average, within the birth family a parent or older sibling. Often a family friend, neighbour or person dating into a family. Frequently, someone in a position of community trust – in school or within a religion’s hierarchy.