Interesting Fact - Age of consent

The age of consent is the minimum age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual relations.

(At the time of writing this, in the USA the federal age of consent is 16, but in some states children can marry as young as 14 provided they have the agreement of their parents and a judge. In the UK you can join the army at the age of 16, but if you want to marry you need your parents' consent. In Pakistan the age of consent for sexual activity is 18 for boys and 16 for girls, although girls can marry at 14. In Argentina it's 15, in Canada, and Hungary it's 14, in Peru and Colombia it's 14 for boys, and 12 for girls. In India it's 18 and in Tunisia it's 20. In some countries the age of consent is - married. I have deliberately used the terms, children, and boy and girl, because there's no way I could refer to any 12, 14 or 16 year old as a woman or a man.)

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