On the other hand, activists and victims of children’s rights have welcomed this announcement. He also said that more work needs to be done as a society to curb sexual offenses. There is no minimum age for sex in France, which criminals used to take advantage of. It also made it difficult for the convicts to give legal punishment.
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The Justice Ministry of France said that such crimes are unbearable with children and that the government is committed to implementing the change as quickly as the society is expecting. Justice Minister Eric Dupond said that having sex with a girl under 15 would be considered a rape. After this announcement, it is believed that the criminals from France have given a strong message.