Neither the European Union nor the Council of Europe have suggested any specific age of consent, and there has not been any effort so far to standardize the age across member states.
However, most countries in Europe now have binding legal obligations in regard to the sexual abuse of children under 18.
The highlighted age is that at which, or above which, an individual can engage in unfettered sexual relations with another who is also at or above that age.
From meeting with the Pope to NATO leaders in Brussels, every moment has been documented for posterity's sake on the official White House page.
Entitled "President Trump's Trip Abroad," the 97 photos are supposed to showcase his foreign policy chops during a stressed moment of his presidency.
The Lanzarote Convention, which came into effect in 2011, obligates the countries that ratify it to criminalize certain acts concerning children under 18, such as the involvement of such children in prostitution and pornography.
The legality of prostitution in Europe varies by country.
Civil unions, which grant many of the benefits of marriage, are recognised.
In June 2014, the parliament of Luxembourg passed a law enabling same sex marriage and adoption rights, which took effect on 1 January 2015.
The first lady of France's name is Brigitte Macron; Trogneux is her maiden name, which she does not use. It would thus seem the error could be completely unintentional.
The photo was taken by White House photographer Andrea Hanks, and the caption has since been edited. Following public uproar for omitting first gay spouse of Luxembourg from photo caption, White House adds Destenay, but botches date: 2917 pic.twitter.com/9B3ho ZD7NJ— Adam Khan (@Khanoisseur) May 28, 2017The initial error led to some negative reactions on Facebook.
Same-sex sexual activity was decriminalised in 1794 (when the country was a French possession).
Article 372 of the Penal Code sets the age of consent to 16, regardless of sexual orientation and/or gender.
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