Many times what it comes down to is whether a conviction can be obtained. And that’s it. No matter what a child is saying, no matter if they’re telling the truth — that is what decides whether a case is prosecuted at all.
When you insist that he’s innocent until proven guilty, which must mean that she’s are lying until proven otherwise — and why would we trust a liar? — you’re wounding their mothers, and their daughters, and their brothers and sisters, and their husbands and their friends.