You can find out the laws in your country on your government's website.Age of consent laws are there to protect young people from being sexually exploited by adults, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child says that you have the right to be protected from all forms of sexual abuse and exploitation.
It’s important to know the age of consent where you live and how it applies to you.
Being aware of global variations is also a good idea to avoid breaking the law in other countries.
You can still find out about sex by exploring your own body and what works for you.
Learning how to protect yourself from unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV, will also help you become more confident when the time is right to have sex.
Prior to engaging in any sexual activity, it should be clear that you and your partner are willing, comfortable, and in agreement to continue.