Monday, 3 March 2008

Canada raises age of consent to 16

Canada finally raises the age of consent to 16. This now gives the police the authority to protect 14 and 15 year olds from sexual exploitation from adult sexual predators. Teenagers are still allowed to have sex with each other with other persons no more than 5 years older. This basically means that teens who have sex with each other will not be criminalized since the real target is adult sexual predators.



1 comment:

MSW Students said...

Hi, we are a group of social work students and we are examining this policy in more detail on our blog. We would love to have you look through our blog and hear any feedback or comments that anybody has!

Here is the link: