Sex abuse victims thwarted by out-of-date law – BBC News

Posted May 28th, 2013 in child abuse, news, sexual offences, time limits, victims by sally

“An old law may stop women in England and Wales, who were groomed for sex as teenage girls before 2004, from bringing charges against the people who took advantage of them. The issue was highlighted when two women were told they could not press charges because they did not report the abuse to the police within 12 months of it happening.”

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BBC News, 25th May 2013