Letter: Boys in danger

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Boys in danger

Sir, Professor Stephen Senn (letter, 16 April) argues that 16-year-old boys, but not girls, need legal protection from seduction by males. He says that, because of boys' relative immaturity, this is not unfair or illogical. To be logical and fair then, should 16-year-old boys not also be protected from seduction by females? Perhaps Professor Senn's efforts to protect immature young men might be better spent campaigning to raise the age at which boys can drive motor vehicles

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