What Makes A Woman Stand By Her Rapist Husband?

camb-rape1_2907336cMark Ford-Thompson went out in the early hours looking for a woman to attack. He snatched a 21-year-old student from the street, bundled her into the back of his van and threatened to kill her. Then he raped her three times. And yet his wife, a respected academic, chose to make an extraordinary statement after he was sentenced to life in prison, vowing to stand by her man. Dr Adriana Ford-Thompson, a teaching and research fellow at York University, even blamed the judge and jury for taking her husband away. Why? A report for The Telegraph

 

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