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Senate approves bill raising statutory age of rape from 12 to 16


Senate approves bill raising statutory age of rape from 12 to 16
September 27, 2021 Press Releases

The Senate passed on third and final reading a bill which seeks to raise the age of sexual consent from the current 12 to 16 years old in a bid to protect young people from all forms of sexual... Read more

GORDON UNDERSCORES NEED TO END SEXUAL ABUSE AGAINST CHILDREN, TO SPONSOR MEASURE INCREASING AGE OF SEXUAL CONSENT IN PH


GORDON UNDERSCORES NEED TO END SEXUAL ABUSE AGAINST CHILDREN, TO SPONSOR MEASURE INCREASING AGE OF SEXUAL CONSENT IN PH
August 02, 2021 Press Releases

Emphasizing the need for an urgent response to child sexual abuse and exploitation in the country, Senator Richard J. Gordon will sponsor a bill defining the crime of statutory rape and other... Read more