https://www.factcheck.org/2018/08/putting-frances-consent-issue-into-context/ Q: Did France pass “a law saying having sex with a child is okay”? A: No. The country already didn’t have a legal consent age. The new law makes it easier to file rape charges against adults who have sex with those 15 or younger. FULL QUESTION Saw aContinue Reading

https://jezebel.com/french-lawyers-for-man-accused-of-sexual-abuse-say-11-y-1822993774 A trial in France is reignited a debate over the fact that the country does not have a legal age of consent. On February 13, a 29-year-old French man went on trial in the suburb of Pontoise for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl. The Associated Press reports that defenseContinue Reading

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-37243442 Bans on the women’s full-body swimsuits have also been lifted in Villeneuve-Loubet, Cannes, Frejus and Roquebrune. French Riviera mayors imposed the bans, but they were overruled on Friday by France’s top administrative court. Critics see burkinis as a symbol of Islam and potentially provocative after the July terror atrocityContinue Reading