Media AVP (Anti Victim Prejudice) 3 - "Affairs"
"A brief posting tonight, on another way the media downplays the crime of child abuse [sic].
Definition of affair by The Free Dictionary [note the prefix, 'diction']
"A romantic and sexual relationship, sometimes one of brief duration, between two people who are not married to each other."
Teacher jailed for affair with schoolgirl
The age of consent in the UK is 16 (Age of consent).
Call me picky [no, just incorrect], but when I think of the word "affair", I think of an extra-marital sexual relationship between 2 adults who are not married to each other (one or both being married to other people) [there lies one of your major errors; that is an 'extra-marital affair']."
"What do victims think when their lives have been ruined [sic] by sexual assaults by adults, seeing their abuse [sic] being downplayed and trivialised in the media [because they are not comparable?], by having it described as merely "having an affair""? [they think of the compensation, as they almost always do, Richard]
Thirteen - Lucky for some.
"Beast beds girl of 13... but it’s not rape
An old story, from November last year, but one where the underlying theme of this story is just as applicable today as it was then. As far as I am aware, nothing has changed.
Under UK Law as defined [sic] by CPS "A boy or girl under the age of 16 cannot consent in law [see that, Richard?], (Archbold 2004, 20-152)"."
This is because, the rich dimensions of life, in all of its wonderful complexity, are much, much larger, than that microcosm construct, described by legal terminology (i.e. victim, assault, legal consent etc. etc.) ... thank goodness, it is.
We hope this assists in your evolution.