Sex dating in viet nam

Vietnam statutory rape law is violated when an individual has consensual sexual intercourse with a person under age 18. Close in age exemptions, commonly known as "Romeo and Juliet laws" in the United States, are put in place to prevent the prosecution of individuals who engage in consensual sexual activity when both participants are significantly close in age to each other, and one or both partners are below the age of consent.Because there is no close-in-age exemption in Vietnam, it is possible for two individuals both under the age of 18 who willingly engage in intercourse to The Age of Consent ranges from as low as 11 to as high as 20 years old across the world.

I want culture of the other; I want ritual and strangeness and a more interesting story.It took Saigon to illuminate my hypocrisy and to remind me that in an era when the virus of American culture devours and replaces almost everything it touches, we have to remember that “culture” falls all over the good-bad spectrum and so does Westernization.In Thailand, a few friends told me I would never be able to get Vietnamese people to talk about their dating culture.Marriage is regarded as being permanent and brides are expected to be virgins when they get married.Couples have traditionally been expected to marry within their village and class with marriage to cousins or within the extended families being frowned upon.