Decriminalises sex between consenting adolescents as young as 12!

Changes made to the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Bill in South Africa makes it legal forsex children aged 12 to 15 to engage in sexual activities without being prosecuted. Resources Aimed at the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (Rapcan) executive director Christina Nomdo said the organisation welcomed the bill being signed into law but said people needed to understand that it does not promote sex among adolescents.

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