MondayDecember 22
  • USD 455.75
  • EUR 559.34
  • RUB 7.6

Allowing marriage at age of 18 in Armenia is positive trend – sexologist

23:50, 10.07.2012 Region: Armenia Theme: Society

YEREVAN. – From a physiological point of view the bill stating marriage age for men and women in Armenia to be 18 is a rather positive tendency, sexologist Vrezh Shahramanyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am.

Sexual maturation starts at the age of 12-13 and ends at the age of 18-20. According to Shahramanyan if the matter was regarded from the point of view of sexual health than 18 is the age when one can start having sexual life.

“I don’t know what motivated the authors of the bill, but 18 is the age when the general mental and physiological formation is completed,” the sexologist said.

According to him, it is hard to tell at which age to start sexual life as it depends on many factors.

Earlier Armenian News-NEWS.am reported that the Armenian Ministry of Justice prepared a bill stating that marriage age for men and woman in Armenia must be the same – 18 (as opposed to present 18 years for men and 17 years for women).

Armenia News - NEWS.am

More in topic

Volunteers offered to give up Facebook for 99 days

An average user spends 17 minutes a day perusing the social media site...

Armenia government discusses new Criminal Code draft concept

The PM instructed to confer on it with all interested departments…

21 arrested during World Cup – Brazil ambassador to Armenia

It’s everyone’s right to protest, but it can’t be uncontrollable…

Ambassador: Brazil hosted 600,000 guests during World Cup

During the final, there were 35 million tweets, but internet connection worked without disruption...

Armenia fights against hailstorms

10,700 shots were fired from 53 anti-hail stations…

Early ripening fruits in Armenia do not contain excessive level of chemicals

We should not consider early ripening fruits or vegetables definitely dangerous...

Partner news