NEW YORK Ever since the case of the raping and killing of an Iraqi and the alleged murder of three of her family members by U.S. troops went public, the age of the rape victim had been in dispute, ranging from about 15 to 25. Two days ago, Reuters and others news agencies produced definitive proof that she was 14, based on a passort and identity card. Most news organizations then started calling her a girl — but some persist in referring to her as a “woman.” Read the Rest
OK let’s say you have a 14 year old daughter.
Do you consider her a “girl” or a “woman”?