age of consent

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the minimum age for marrying without parental consent or the minimum age for consensual sexual relations

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Samajwadi party (SP) and other political parties demanded that the age of consent for sex be 18 years and not 16 as envisaged in the Ordinance.
Chidambaram, endorsed the recommendation to bring down the age of consent for sex from 18 to 16.
The group campaigned for the age of consent for sex between homosexual men to be decreased from 21 to 16 in line with the age for heterosexuals.
I read once a UN table on the age of consent for sex and the Philippines age limit of 13 broke all standards in liberalism.
The legal age of consent for sex is 16, which means that the act between the minor and the 29-year-old can only be described as rape since consent is not even raised.
A POLICE leader has called for the age of consent for sex to be lowered to take into account "youthful natural instinct".
Effectively, the age of consent for sex with males is no longer 16.