Lower age of consent declaration has support of LGBT groups

Apr 17, 2021 by

from The Christian Institute:

A global LGBT group has thrown its support behind a statement calling for ages of consent to be lowered around the world to allow adolescents to engage in sexual activity freely and without “stigma”, it has been revealed.

A declaration by the UN’s Women’s Rights Caucus called on “governments at all levels”, as well as the judiciary, non-governmental organisations, the media and businesses to promote a range of extreme policies on sexuality, radical gender ideology and abortion, including statements on lowering ages of consent.

The broad statement was promoted by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA), a group which claims to represent more than 1,600 organisations worldwide. Stonewall, Mermaids, The Proud Trust and LGBT Youth Scotland are among the UK organisations which support ILGA.

‘Adolescents’ sexuality’

The declaration advocates the elimination of “all laws and policies … that limit the exercise of bodily autonomy, including laws limiting legal capacity of adolescents … to provide consent to sex”.

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