Child president, Innocent Chikwanda has called on sen..." /> Address the gap between legal ages of consent to sexual activity and marriage

Address the gap between legal ages of consent to sexual activity and marriage

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By Charlene Mataure

Child president, Innocent Chikwanda has called on senior parliamentarians to correct the gap between the legal age of consent to sex and the legal age of consent to marriage.

The remarks were made during a meeting on the alignment of child protection laws to the constitution with chairpersons of parliamentary portfolio committees, in Harare, earlier today.

Child president Chikwanda also bemoaned the lack of collaboration between senior and junior parliamentarians in addressing child related issues.

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