Age of Consent Dilemma

Posted on 13. Dec, 2006, in Celibacy/Sexuality, RelationshipsComments Off on Age of Consent Dilemma

The current debate about whether of not the age of consent for sexual activity should be lowered to 16 is dominating the headlines. Many teenagers are having sex at a much earlier age than would have been the case some years ago – and this is causing concern and alarm particularly among the parents of these teenagers. Eileen Good spoke to Pat Coyle, Manager of the Jesuit Communications Centre in Dublin, and a mother of two teenagers – and she first asked her what message the debate is sending out to our teenagers.

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