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Sunday, May 14, 2006
Children's Rape in England
"Extraordinary figures showing the extent of the rape of children under 16 are revealed today. They reveal the number of victims is nearly 5,000 a year - yet only 7 per cent of the attackers are convicted....girls under 16 made up 31 per cent of the 12,867 females who were raped in 2004-5, while boys of the same age comprised 54 per cent of the 1,135 males raped in the same period."