The Children Act of 2001 defines a child as “any human being under the age of eighteen years.”
When parents get wind of their children’s sexual activity, they can become legitimate complainants alleging defilement. This is what is sending thousands of teenage boys to jail.
Many have rushed to issue populist statements that lack evidence and some are making statements without knowing the genesis of the problem.
We have a troubling law that must be changed or else we destroy the lives of many young men.