Laws of age dating consent
Not very surprising considering that, as minors, they would not be given condoms in public health clinics.They could always buy them, but they would have to steel themselves for the embarrassment of asking the pharmacist across the counter for a prophylactic.
Additionally, YAFS estimates that 1.4 million young people have engaged in casual sex, with about 600,000 having had FUBU or "fuck buddy." Of those who reported engaging in casual sex, only 18% used a condom.
Given this and sensitivities like abortion being illegal in the Philippines, bolsters its coverage of contraception and sexual reproductive health rights.
Amina Evangelista-Swanepoel, executive director of women’s health NGO, Roots of Health, wrote about age of consent in her column.
It’s shocking that in many developed countries the age of consent is as low as 12 or 13 (they take into account the physical maturity of the girl, not emotional.) At the same time, it’s interesting to know how different societies and countries view this issue.
For example, the laws pertaining to the age of consent for sex.