LETTER TO EDITOR

Kenya should tread carefully on consent age debate

If we have to reduce teenage pregnancies, abortions and use of illegal drugs, we must thus have a broader and deep conversation that will see our teenagers safe

In Summary

• Some people still think that lowering the consent age for sex will give more appetite to adult predators

• Furthermore, the idea will raise awareness among young people, who will engage in sexual acts without fear, claiming that they are legal.

 With a number of countries across the globe reviewing the consent age for sex — lowering it for that purpose —Kenya should not be tempted to follow suit.

Germany recently set the age at 14 ...

This article is free to read if you register or sign in.

Simply register at no cost and sign in below to proceed.

Opera Mini does not support this functionality with EXTREME Data savings turned ON. Please disable.


Questions or problems? Email [email protected] or call 0711 046 000.