Rape

Also called sexual assault, rape is sexual intercourse or sexual contact through force or without the person’s consent. The person who rapes is called rapist, and at the receiving end is the rape victim. A rape is illegal because the law believes sexual activity between humans should happen only if both the parties involved are […]

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Statutory Rape

Statutory rape is sexual intercourse committed by an adult with an individual who cannot legally consent to sex. The victim could be a minor, or a mentally challenged person. The law believes minors or the mentally challenged cannot provide informed consent to acts of sex. This incapability is taken note of in the statute – […]

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Famine

Famine is the state of extreme food scarcity within a geographical area. It’s basically the next level of food shortage. Acute food shortage within a family is not famine – the situation must affect a large population. Fortunately, famine has never been nationwide or continent-wide. It’s always local or regional, unless the country isn’t as […]

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Fairy Tale

Part of the literature genre, fairy tales are fictitious stories, usually intended for kids. The word “fairy” doesn’t necessarily refer to a fairy; it generally indicates fantasy. Simply put, fairy tales are mythical stories, not based on real incidents. These stories typically have kings, queens, witches, elves, giants, fairies, dragons, and similar characters. Focusing on […]

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Fair-Trade Law

Fair-trade law refers to the trade regulations as per which a manufacturer can fix the base or actual resale price of its goods. Outside of the U.S., the practice is referred to as “resale price maintenance” or just “price maintenance”. In America and other countries, this reselling restriction did not apply to all industries or […]

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