Entry #595: Equal age of consent in Jordan

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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/
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "According to the penal code of Jordan, it appears that the actual age of consent, regardless of gender, is set at 18 years in Jordan, without any restrictions, not 16 years."


Revision History (1)

Deleted 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.
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Homosexual 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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Sexuality and Eroticism Among Males in Moslem Societies, Binghamton: Harrington Park Press, 1992 https://nomadicboys.com/gay-friendly-arab-countries/

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