Is it true that France has no age of consent for sex?

Is it true that France has no age of consent for sex?

As France faces up to several high profile cases of child sexual abuse, there are calls to change the law in this area. But is it true that there is no official age of consent in France?

French President Macron says France’s laws on child sex abuse must change

French President Macron says France’s laws on child sex abuse must change

France demands Vatican lift envoy’s immunity over abuse

France demands Vatican lift envoy’s immunity over abuse

French priest jailed for sexual abuse

French priest jailed for sexual abuse

French activists tell stories of sexual abuse and rape at major student union

French activists tell stories of sexual abuse and rape at major student union

‘Hundreds of thousands of women’ in France molested on public transport

‘Hundreds of thousands of women’ in France molested on public transport

Third woman accuses Roman Polanski of sexual assault

Third woman accuses Roman Polanski of sexual assault

Former Paris deputy mayor ‘charged with rape’, say sources

Former Paris deputy mayor ‘charged with rape’, say sources

VIDEO: Outrage after French police humiliate amputee

VIDEO: Outrage after French police humiliate amputee

French parents held after girl found in ‘unspeakable’ state

French parents held after girl found in ‘unspeakable’ state

French victims of paedophile priest demand Pope talks

French victims of paedophile priest demand Pope talks

French soldiers ‘sexually abused five-year-old girl’

French soldiers ‘sexually abused five-year-old girl’

UN: French army ‘knew about sex abuse troops’

UN: French army ‘knew about sex abuse troops’

France urges sex abuse soldiers to come forward

France urges sex abuse soldiers to come forward

French parents ‘forced child to eat faeces’

French parents ‘forced child to eat faeces’

Zookeeper beats to death ostrich then blames pony

Zookeeper beats to death ostrich then blames pony

Frenchman jailed for frozen chicken attack

Frenchman jailed for frozen chicken attack

Why France needs a total ban on smacking kids

Why France needs a total ban on smacking kids

Girl ‘forced to work’ as janitor in French school

Girl ‘forced to work’ as janitor in French school

French panel rejects ‘sex assistants’ for disabled

French panel rejects ‘sex assistants’ for disabled

Abuse not just Church’s problem: Paris bishop

Abuse not just Church’s problem: Paris bishop

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Cambodian court jails French paedophile

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Family ‘held for a year in squalid flat’

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Dati’s brother jailed for beating ex-girlfriend

‘Rapist’ mayor released after grandson’s plea

‘Rapist’ mayor released after grandson’s plea