In the United States, the legal age at which a person can consent to sexual activity range from 16 to 18. This page contains a map of all 50 states laws.
The Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault (LASSA) Project provides free legal services to survivors of sexual assault in 182 Texas counties.
Legal age or codified age refers to age at which a person may legally engage in a certain activity. Most frequently, this is the age of majority, the threshold of adulthood as recognized in law.
France plans to fix the legal age of sexual consent at 15, meaning sex with someone er than that would be considered . Equality Minister Marlène Schiappa welcomed the move, which follows advice from doctors and legal experts. Currently, prosecutors must prove sex with someone under 15 was
Detailed comments for Q&A # 40: “Is the age of consent set by state or federal law?”. In the United States, most laws governing sexual activity, including issues of consent, fall under state jurisdiction.
The age of consent is the age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual acts and is thus the minimum age of a person with whom another person is legally permitted to engage in sexual activity.
This booklet provides information on what is meant by the age of consent to sexual activity and an overview of some of Canada’s laws on sexual assault, and other offences involving sexual exploitation.
What’s sexual consent? How do I get it? How do I give it? And how does it work ‘in the moment’?
Every year Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) staff come together with advocates from domestic shelters and crisis centers throughout our service area for the annual Domestic & Sexual Assault Cross-Training Conference in San Antonio.
The age of consent is the age at which a person can legally consent to have sexual intercourse. This is also the minimum age of the other person legally permitted to engage in sexual activity.