Alessandra Pauncz is a psychologist and one of the coordinators of 'Associazione Artemisa - Centro contro la Violenza, Franc' a centre and shelter for women and children who are victims of violence. It is based in Florence, Via del Mezzetta 1. Ph. 055 602311. Alessandra is also vice-president of the 'Equal Opportunities Commission of the Province of Florence'.
When thinking of rape, we often imagine a woman alone, walking in a dark alley late at night, wearing provocative apparel. If we imagine her as a student, we might also assume she has been drinking and calling attention to herself. When discussing this issue, our tone of voice often