The Los Angeles County police sent a letter to over two-hundred parents of current and former students. The letter suggested that there was a possibility that their kids might have been molested. In a matter of days, parents all over the county began accusing the Mc Martin staff of rape and other charges. The letter which included a filled-out form had words like “oral sex”, “fondling of genitals”, and “sodomy”. These terms soon turned parents into a troop of angry citizens that demanded justice and answers to their accusations.
2003. Studies show that a lifetime rate of rape and attempted rape for all women is 17.6%. I had chosen to add the children 's rate of 29% for the age range 12-17, due to the fact that Tamar was around 15 years old when Amnon raped him. 93% of juvenile sexual assault victims know their attacker, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics. 2000 Sexual Assault of Young Children as Reported to Law Enforcement.
Nowadays, Television reality shows are becoming famous worldwide because Television is a vital way of communication and reality shows have a great impact on almost every section of society either positively or negatively. The following paragraphs focuses on demerits because television reality shows change human kind more negatively then in positive manner by showing: abusive language, fights, teens behaviors, violence in reality shows cause aggressiveness, health problems and lack of focus what is more important in the real world. Television programs are meant to be good for most people like educational shows and sports related programs but it also effects children and adults through violent shows like big brother, an Australian show. Television shows really influence our behavior and mind especially children and youth. Some show contestants use bad languages and activities which affect children’s behavior.
Leniency in the Courtroom Rape is considered a hateful crime and can cause the offender to be sentenced to an average of five to fifteen years (Berman). According to Sara J. Berman, professor at Concord Law School, “rape is nonconsensual sexual intercourse; it is often committed through force, threats, or fear” (Berman). Sexual assault and harassment are widespread issues that affect people of all ages and sexes. It is not to be taken lightly but in recent cases, it has been. In a very recent case, college student Brock Turner was convicted of three felony counts of sexual abuse.
According to Coates and Wade (2004) attributing the assault to a psychological disorder to naturalize his behaviour. However, this testimony leads to the idea that it is okay to rape young girls to help men get over the sexual anxiety issues. His responses do not indicate the details of the events on hand, nor the girls’ reactions to the assault. He also conceals his violence by using the word “vice”. On two occasions he said that he uses “sex as a vice” and “loved sex because of the vice at the time”.
According to Rewire.news, 70 percent of all teenagers are having consensual sex by the time they are 19, even though they are constantly being told not to. This shows that teens are going to be having sex to matter what, and it's not fair to consider them a sex offender for wanting to be intimate with the person they love. In order to prevent innocent teenagers from being titled as rapists for the rest of their lives, the “15 and up Jensales Law,” should be created. Statistics from the “Juvenile Justice Bulletin,” by Jeff Slowikowski show that one third of all rape cases (35.6%) are committed by minors. If we lower the consent age, it would result in less rape cases.
Who are Crack Babies? “Crack Babies” is a common term and or myth known as a baby born with severe brain problems and abnormalities. They are babies that are born to mothers who use cocaine during their pregnancy. Most likely the baby was exposed to cocaine from the mother in a smokable form as fetuses. Growing up a child will have social problems, he/she will not be able to fit in because of their physical appearance and their mental state will not be accurate.
Statutory Rape Statutory rape is a non-forcible crime of sexual intimacy between an adult and a child under the age of legal consent. The age of consent varies by jurisdiction, but is typically eighteen years old and below. Some jurisdictions also require the perpetrator to be ‘X’ number of years older than the victim before someone is charged with statutory rape. These laws are set in place because it is believed that a person below the age of adulthood cannot legally consent to sexual acts. The problem with statutory rape laws is that a person in their teen years is at the peak of puberty and is oftentimes experimenting with different sexual acts.
Those in movies and television shows are more likely to encounter violence than what people are in real life. Violence on television and exaggerated ideas of actual crime have been connected, as have the role of crime enforcement in these acts of violence. As a result of this fear of violence due to television exposure, the term “mean world syndrome” was coined. The consumption of violence through television has caused a fear of others, and constant on-edge feeling for many viewers. Long-term exposure has causes an image of mean and dangerous people outnumbering altruistic, harmless, and nonviolent (Bryant & Zillmann, 2002).
Children as young as 12 years fall pregnant due to social problems in townships. Social problems include parental guidance, access to government grant, peer pressure, substance abuse, poverty, job marketing and education. Most teenagers do not have enough information on sexuality and contraceptives. Teenagers engaging in unprotected sexual intercourse lead to unwanted teenage pregnancy which is a serious social and health problem. About half of all South African teenagers aged between 15 and 19 reported having had sex.