Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Thats not affection, thats child abuse

Excellent article written in April '06..

Elaan and the Law Against Child Sexual Abuse Campaign

As has been mentioned, there is NO LAW that makes CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE a Legally Punishable offence.
We at Elaan think that is grossly unfair to our constitutional rights and think it is high time that the people of this country banded together and petitioned for a separate law against CSA that not only punishes the perpetrator, but also creates a much-required demarkation between the abuse of a male child and the abuse of a female child.
The definition of Child Sexual Abuse and what constitutes it, also requires legal definition.
Here's an article that reports one Elaan event during which the legal situation was discussed.