Did you know that no state or territory of the US actually defines consent in their laws. 76% don’t even include a consent provision. The 24% that contain consent provisions use language that can actually make a sexual assault impossible to prosecute!
#MeToo and #TimesUp have focused a glaring light on sexual assault. While they’ve raised awareness, they’re a movement in desperate need of a solution. Properly defining consent in our laws is the critical key!
Your Consent conveys exactly what YOU can do to make a difference, how you can do it, and why you should. It explains the distinction between the three types of sexual agreement: consent, assent and acquiescence, and reveals the problems with the laws on consent from state to state.
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