Only 1.7% of all rape cases reported to the police end without a conviction, many are thrown out due to a perceived lack of evidence.
A lot of the products are predicated on this notion that strangers will assault you, but we know that those instances make up a small percentage of rapes and sexual assaults.
[These products] undermine just how good women actually are at preventing rape. Day-to-day, we’re doing things to keep ourselves safe. Selling women another set of products undermines women’s work, and it doesn’t do anything to change the situation, which is endemic.