statutory rape - updates

Rappler's latest stories on statutory rape


De Lima bill raises statutory age of rape to 18

Aug 30, 2018 - 10:52 AM

Senator Leila de Lima says Senate Bill 1949 seeks to protect the youth 'by all means and at all costs'

How Andrea and her sisters escaped from prostitution

Jun 02, 2016 - 11:40 PM

A child prostitute shares her story of survival and escape

Critics say Indian law on teenage sex 'regressive'

Jun 05, 2012 - 8:02 PM

Critics say the change is open to misuse by police and overprotective parents puts India at odds with other countries and is further proof of a government run by elderly politicians out of touch with most of the country