The Protection of Sexual Freedom in Spain After the Reform Carried Out by Organic Law 10/2022

Remarks on Spanish Organic Law no. 10/2022 For a Global Protection of Sexual Freedom

The Organic Law 10/2022 For a Global Protection of Sexual Freedom, known as “Only Yes Means Yes” Law, has brought important changes to the Spanish legal system, especially in the area of sexual crimes, focusing on the role of consent. Before its publication in the Spanish official journal, the draft has being criticized by part of the scientific doctrine as an expression of punitive populism; once published, however, the new legislation became the target of fake news on social networks, creating disinformation and raising social alarm on the effects of a law which is and remains divisive.


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