Age of consent: France reviews its laws on child sexual abuse

Once again, the debate in France is raging over consent. Campaigns require that the age of sexual consent be enshrined in law, as in the rest of the European Union. The French government strives for the age to be 15 years, with the exception of teenagers in consensual relationships. So what does French law really say? And why is this national bill about France’s legislation on child sexual abuse happening now? We take a closer look at this week’s edition of French Connections.