In Idaho, the age of consent to engage in sexual acts is 18.
Put simply, people generally need to be over 18 before they can legally engage in sexual conduct.
Consent for sexual activity cannot be given by someone under 16 years of age; those who are 16 or 17 may only consent to sexual encounters with partners who are less than 3 years older.
Discrimination – Treating an individual differently or less favorably on the basis of one’s sex, gender, sexual orientation, or pregnancy.
Boise State University Policy # 1065 Effective Date: April 1, 2014 Revised: March 2015 Purpose: This policy details the University’s commitment to providing a learning, working and living environment free from sex and gender-based discrimination, harassment, and violence.
Additional Authority: -Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 -The Pregnancy Discrimination Act -Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 -The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1976 -The Equal Pay Act of 1963 -The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended -The Violence Against Women Act of 1994, as reauthorized in 2000, 2005, and 2013 -The Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 -The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act -The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) -Executive Order 11246 -The Idaho Human Rights Act; -The Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act -Idaho Code Sections 18-918, 18-1506, 18-1508, 18-1601, 18-6101, 18-6108, 18-6608, 18-7905, 18-7906, 39-6303 -Idaho Executive Order 2007-18 -University Policy 1060 (Non-discrimination and Anti-harassment) -University Policy 2020 (Student Code of Conduct) Scope: This Policy applies to all University employees, students, contractors, vendors, customers, or visitors to the University as well as anyone participating in a University sponsored activity (collectively “Members of the University Community”).
Idaho Legal Aid Services will collaborate with crisis centers, the Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program, and the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence to ensure survivors across the state receive the legal assistance they deserve. Domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking are significant problems in Idaho.The law does provide for some close-in-age provisions, though they are rather dense.In Idaho, sex with a female who is under 16 is always a crime.Boise, Idaho (January 11, 2017) Idaho Legal Aid Services has received 6,000 to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. This project will create a statewide safety net for low income survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking who desperately need civil legal help, but don’t have the money to obtain it. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, will be used to implement the Stopping Violence, Changing Lives project.To have sex legally in Idaho, both partners must be over the age of consent.