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In Denmark, there is no age differential, but there is a clause about asymmetric power relationships, under which the age of consent goes up (from 15 to 18).

So it would be illegal in Denmark because he's her teacher, not because he's twice her age.

(In practice, there's also an informal age differential rule, in that nobody is ever going to actually prosecute a 14/16 relationship, but a 14/20 one might be and a 14/30 one definitely would be.)

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Fri Sep 28th, 2012 at 03:18:39 AM EST
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It's not much different here. Rightly so, because 15 year olds don't need to be protected from sex with adults, but they need to be protected from exploitative relationships.
by Katrin on Fri Sep 28th, 2012 at 04:00:11 AM EST
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That seems a lot more sensible than a simple birthday-based cutoff.
by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Fri Sep 28th, 2012 at 07:19:12 AM EST
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