Examines S5(1), which raised the age of consent for girls to 16 in the then United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, as a legal landmark for women, looking at its antecedents, how the section came to be passed, and what has happened since.
|Title of host publication||Women's Legal Landmarks|
|Subtitle of host publication||Celebrating the history of women and law in the UK and Ireland|
|Editors||Erika Rackley, Rosemary Auchmuty|
|ISBN (Electronic)||9781782259794, 9781782259787|
|Publication status||Published - 27 Dec 2018|