It appears that you are currently using Ad Blocking software. Your email only if you want to be contacted back. At the same time, there must be an appreciation that many reach sexual maturity quicker than others and therefore are able to make choices about their own bodies. Perhaps it is time the UK joined in? Mr Gans said if " a country allows young children to marry, then they're not going to prosecute sex within that marriage". Any sexual contact without consent is wrong and illegal whatever the age of the people involved.
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Find the Right Lawyer Now! Should Ireland reduce the age of consent? At the time, Enda Kenny, then opposition leader, was vehemently opposed to any such changes. The simple answer is no, and the EU has no plans to harmonise ages of consent, either. Please give full details of the problem with the comment