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The Rape Kit Is Horribly Outdated

We have the technology to make the experience better for survivors, so why haven’t we?

Illustration: Claire Merchlinsky

BBack in September, the launch of the at-home sexual assault evidence collection system MeToo Kit was met with widespread disdain. As numerous commentators pointed out, the kit — which promised to “empower survivors” by enabling them to conduct their own forensic…




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