Swedish Rape Law

No, Sweden Doesn't Have Harsher Rape Laws Than The UK

Karin Wasteson | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK
Karin Wasteson

In the case of Julian Assange's alleged sexual misconduct, much emphasis has been put on the differing trans-cultural definitions of 'rape' between the UK and Sweden; with attempts at pointing out that 'rape' is defined more broadly in Sweden- implying that it is a country where minor offences, not widely considered a crime anywhere else, constitute rape.