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Delays in reporting alleged rapes are common — even years later. This isn't a barrier to justice

By Bri Lee, PhD student, University of Sydney
Jonathan Crowe, Professor of Law, Bond University
Rachael Burgin, Lecturer in Law, Swinburne University of Technology
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There are many legitimate reasons why survivors of sexual violence may not immediately report to police. But a delay in reporting, in itself, should not affect the credibility of the allegations.

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