When childhood leaves

In which European country there is no legislatively adopted age for sexual consent, where the highest age barrier for smokers and why the authorities of Japan decided to reduce the bar of the marriage age. “My Planet” learned from what age the inhabitants of different countries can perform adult deeds.

Recall that in Russia a person legally finally becomes adults in 18 years. Smoking, drink alcohol, combined with legitimate marriage ours can from this age. But you have sex – from 16 years. What is the situation in other countries?

Yemen

Advolesis: 18 years.

Age of sexual consent: 9 years.

Marriage age: 18 years.

Cattle age: 14 years.

Age starting from which you can vote: 18 years.

Alcohol: Forbidden.

In the country, now for the four years covered by the Civil War, noted the age of adulthood. Not before. And for girls, this age does not matter at all, since for many of them the childhood ends, hardly time to start. And until 2014, the minimum age limit of marriage was completely absent. The reason for the adoption of the norm was two loud stories: death in the first wedding night of an eight-year-old girl and a decade divorce. Having guessed the laws in the law of minimum marriage age, human rights defenders won at least a small one, but the victory over Islamists who insisted that the establishment of the factory contradicts the traditions. According to the human rights organization GIRLS NOT Brides, about 700 million women who married children live in the world. If the situation does not change, by 2050 they can be 1.2 billion. And yes, almost children go to the army here.

France

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Advolesis: 18 years.

Age of sexual consent: absent.

Marriage age: 18 years old for men, 15 years old for women.

Cattle age: 18 years.

Age starting from which you can vote: 18 years.

Alcohol consumption: 16 years old (wine, beer), 18 years old (strong alcoholic beverages, liqueurs).

The existence of children’s marriages in the countries of the Third World, unfortunately, do not surprise anyone. But in France, the age of consent for sex at the legislative level is also not established. In 2018, a law was adopted against “sexual and sexist violence”. That’s just the age threshold, to whom the consent to sexual intercouction will not be considered justifying the circumstance, the authorities did not determine. It turns out that you have sex here you can almost since childhood. And prove that the child raped, parents will be difficult.

Israel

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Advolesis: 18 years.

Age of sexual consent: 16 years.

Marriage age: 18 years.

Cattle age: 18 years.

Age starting from which you can vote: 18 years.

Alcohol consumption: 18 years.

According to the law, the majority occurs in 18 years. But for Jews much more important than the Jewish majority: Bar-Mitsva for boys (13 years old) and Bat Mitzva for girls (12 years old). It is believed that this day a person becomes an adult, therefore, can independently respond to his actions, gets the right to study Torah, fulfill its 613 commandments and can marry. True, with the latest law disagree.

Bar or Bat Mitsva is noted. Parents begin to prepare for the celebration for about a year. Elegant clothes are bought, a grand holiday is arranged, which friends and friends are invited to. The main part is the ceremony in the synagogue or the Wall of crying, during which the child reads Tor for the first time.

Saudi Arabia

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Advolesis: 18 years.

Age of sexual consent: absent (married only).

Marriage age: no.

Certain Age: Contract Service, but you can serve since 18 years.

Age starting from which you can vote: 18 years.

Alcohol use: forbidden.

For a long time in the country there was no indication of the age of majority. However, its establishment does not play a special role and now. After all, family law is still special. The minimum marriage age is absent, most of the religious leaders believe that the girl is suitable for marriage from 9 years, and a boy from 15. The attitude in this country to women is evidenced by the withdrawal of local scientists, made in 2016. They decided that women are mammals, therefore, should be endowed with the same rights that other animals from this class, that is, essentially equated to goat and camels. However, women themselves continue to actively fight for their rights.

China

Advolesis: 18 years.

Age of sexual consent: 14 years.

Marriage age: 22 years old for men, 20 years old for women.

Cattle age: 18 years.

Age starting from which you can vote: 18 years.

Alcohol consumption: 18 years.

In ancient China, the accession of boys and girls in adulthood was celebrated by special rituals: Guanley for boys and Jili for girls. Guanley usually took place in the family temple. Having reached 20 years old in the presence of a family and guests handed a special hat and scarf. Then his hair was collected in the knot, which meant the achievement of maturity. Jili was held for girls in 15 years. Up to this age, the girls had to braid braids, and on the rite of initiation, senior women helped them wash their hair, assembled into the knot and stick with special studs. Now the ritual is not obligatory, but the revival of tradition is still observed – mainly in the north-west of China.

South Korea

Adhasi: 19 years old.

Age of sexual consent: 13 years.

Marriage age: 18 years.

Cattle age: 18 years.

Age starting from which you can vote: 19 years.

Alcohol use: 19 years.

Despite the fact that the Koreans marry the Koreans can be in 18 years old, and they have sex and before, with adults, they become 19 years old. And when a child is born, it is believed that he already has a year. Countdown of children in South Korea begins not from the birth of a child, as in European countries, and from the beginning of the year. Moreover, a birthday is taken to celebrate January 1 (about the unusual traditions of birthday celebrations told “My Planet”). So it turns out that Koreans are older than the inhabitants of other countries born in the same year.

On the third Monday of May, for young men and girls, which in the current year they achieve majority, a ceremony is held. The first mention of it belongs to 965. Over time, the tradition has become popular among representatives of the highest class, but for girls and boys. The young man, having to go to traditional men’s clothing, bowed to the guests and drank his first glass of alcohol with all those wishing. During the ritual, he was given a new name with the mention of “Cha”, which meant obtaining them in the society of a certain place. In conclusion, he visited the family shrine and bowed to senior family members and relatives. The girls just went to traditional clothes and visited family shrines. By the middle of the XX century, under the influence of Western culture, the ritual began to forget, and only recently Koreans began to practice him again.

Japan

Advolesis: 20 years.

Age of sexual consent: 13 years.

Marriage age: 20 years (from 2022 – 18 years old).

Cattle age: 18 years.

When childhood leaves

Age starting from which you can vote: 18 years.

Alcohol use: 20 years.

If in most countries the age bar is raised rather, in Japan decided to reduce – at least for marriage. Everything in order to revive aging society and solve the problem with falling fertility. And it will be the first decline since 1876.

The Japanese itself worries, no matter how much the problem arose in connection with the traditional holiday of majority. The fact is that it is celebrated in January, and in the same month, 18-year-old surrender entrance exams at universities. So spending precious time on the ceremony of majority is unwise. Moreover, in Japan, it takes place with a big scale: on this day, youths and girls who are 20 years old between April 2 of the previous one and April 1, are invited to various events held in cities and prefectures. After the official ceremony, the majority is celebrated with friends and family.

Singapore

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Perhaolesale: 21 years.

Age of sexual consent: 16 years.

Marriage age: 25 years old for men, 21 years old for women.

Cattle age: 18 years.

Age starting from which you can vote: 21 years.

Alcohol consumption: 18 years.

Officially, the majority comes in Singapore at 21. And let him pick up in the army for three years earlier, and alcoholic beverages will be sold from 18, smoking is allowed strictly to achieve majority. On other prohibitions that act in Singapore, “My Planet” told in this article.

Canada

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Perfect: 18-19 years.

Age of sexual consent: 16 years.

Marriage age: 18-19 years, depending on the province.

Cattle age: 19 years.

Age starting from which you can vote: 18 years.

Alcohol use: 18-19 years, depending on the province.

Smoking: 18-19 years, depending on the province.

In Canada, age from which adult deeds are allowed depends on the province. You can have sex from 16 years old and even earlier – under certain conditions. But this is if partners are close by age. So, if the girl is 12, and its partner is 14 – it turns out, if possible, it is impossible. If a girl is 14 or 15, a partner may be no more than 19 or 20, respectively.

Brazil

Advolesis: 18 years.

Age of sexual consent: 14 years.

Marriage age: 18 years.

Cattle age: 18 years.

Age starting from which you can vote: 18 years old, but at will you can vote at 16-17 years old.

Alcohol consumption: 18 years.

Despite the fact that the majority in Brazil comes in 18 years, only the 15th anniversary is widely celebrated, but only girls. The young men have no significant date. The holiday means the transition to adulthood and is noted so magnificent, how much allows the financial condition of the family. Gorgeous birthday girl, huge cakes, special scenery – the family will not bother. The most touching point of the celebration is the ceremony of 15 candles. The girl gives each candle to everyone who influenced her growing in 15 years. Each candle means a general memory or some point that connects a birthday party with this person. Sometimes candle donation is accompanied by a thanksgiving speech.

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