But it might make you a little more cautious. Retrieved 19 May The Age of Consent Statutory Rape: You have been warned by them. Archived from the original on 25 August Rape and Sexual Offences: But advocates of more diligent enforcement of statutory rape laws believe that the laws help combat the often underreported and hard-to-prove sexual abuse and rape of young girls.
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By making it illegal for an adult to have sex with a minor, statutory rape laws aim to give the minor some protection against adults in a position of power over the youth. Child-on-child sexual abuse Child sexual abuse law Harassment Rape law. The New York Times. At her age Her parents can control where she goes and who she sees. The Dixon case is just one in a long line of similar legal battles teens have faced in the last decade. Answered on Jul 05th, at 9: