Entry #595: Equal age of consent in Jordan

Current Version

RegionJordan
IssueEqual age of consent
StatusEqual
Start Datepast
End Datenow
DescriptionJordan has reduced the age of consensual relationships to 16, which is the same for heterosexuals.
Sourceshttps://nomadicboys.com/gay-friendly-arab-countries/


Revision History (1)

Revision by DuffdeNecker

Old Value (Original) New Value (Current)
ValueUnequalEqual
NoteHomosexual acts and sex outside of marriage legal from 18 years of age. Married couples can engage in sexual acts from age 15.Jordan has reduced the age of consensual relationships to 16, which is the same for heterosexuals.
SourcesSexuality and Eroticism Among Males in Moslem Societies, Binghamton: Harrington Park Press, 1992https://nomadicboys.com/gay-friendly-arab-countries/

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