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#Consent

# consent - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Minister 'shocked' and 'taken aback' at the age Irish children are viewing pornography

A new survey finds that 53% of boys in Ireland first watched porn under the age of 13.

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

# consent - Friday 27 July, 2018

Here are the legal options being considered about sexual consent

The Law Reform Commission is examining a number of issues in relation to rape cases.

# consent - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'Like rabbits caught in headlights': Catholic schools head says sex ed has not moved with the times

TDs and Senators pressed on if elements of sex education would be left out of the curriculum in Catholic schools.

# consent - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

'Considerable surprise in the room': There was a sexual consent class for TDs and Senators today

Paul Murphy said that his legislation to provide objective sex education in schools is sorely needed.

Consent: 'The purchase of sex is conducted without regard for women’s pleasure'

Prostitution undermines consent and women’s bodily autonomy, writes Samantha Slater.

# consent - Sunday 17 June, 2018

Audiences left 'shell-shocked' at world premiere of Irish play about sexual violence

The stage adaptation of Louise O’Neill’s best-selling book has made its world premiere in the Everyman in Cork.

# consent - Monday 4 June, 2018

TCD sexual consent classes get green light for expansion to clubs and socs

The classes have been trialled in Trinity Halls but the student union wants them elsewhere on campus.

# consent - Monday 7 May, 2018

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education Speaking Out This post contains videos

'The only thing I remember about sex education was STIs': Young people have their say on sex education

Recent survey results from Youth Work Ireland have shown how recent events like the #MeToo movement have changed the conversation around sex.

# consent - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Roisin Shortall: 'Harvesting the personal data of children for marketing purposes is repugnant'

If it isn’t clearly prohibited there is no incentive for these companies to stop the practice, writes Roisin Shortall.

# consent - Saturday 28 April, 2018

'If someone requires an app to prove legal consent then you shouldn’t be having sex with them'

We need to make consent sexy, writes Filomena Kaguako.

# consent - Monday 9 April, 2018

Calls for cross-examination of victims in rape trials to be pre-recorded

The Rape Crisis Network Ireland has released a ‘timely’ report.

# consent - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Would it work here? New law in Iceland means rape accused must prove they had explicit consent

The Department of Justice in Ireland is currently reviewing sexual assault legislation and has been urged to provide greater protection for victims.

# consent - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

Opinion: 'Consent can't be delivered in the same way as other subjects by embarrassed teachers'

We need trained facilitators in schools to develop sexual competence and protect the sexual health of young people, writes Elaine Byrnes.

# consent - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Irish sports podcasts are talking about consent and it's long overdue Second Captains

Irish sports podcasts are talking about consent and it's long overdue

Second Captains decided to tackle the difficult case in their show and it was well worth listening to.

Poll: Do you think schools should teach about consent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think schools should teach about consent?

Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) is mandatory for both primary and post-primary student.

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools

Richard Bruton is due to address the annual conference of the ASTI teachers’ union this morning.

# consent - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15

The issue was raised after lawmakers said French laws allowed two men to escape rape charges.

# consent - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

It should be 'frowned upon' for parents to give young children a smartphone, politicians told

Online experts have been giving evidence before an OIreachtas committee.

# consent - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Katherine Zappone: 'Students will be asked to challenge ideas of what consent is'

We need to face up to the reality of sexual abuse, violence and harassment, writes Katherine Zappone.

# consent - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Student sex survey: 8% of women have had non-consensual sexual contact in the last year

The study also focused on the role alcohol plays in young people’s sex lives.

# consent - Sunday 26 November, 2017

French teacher to go on trial for sex with 14-year-old pupil

In France, sex between an adult and a minor is not rape unless there is proof of force.

# consent - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Anger in France after court rules that 11-year-old girl 'consented to sex'

The incident happened in an area north of Paris in April of this year.

# consent - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Irresponsible or realistic: Is 13 too young for the digital age of consent?

More and more children have access to the internet, making it difficult to protect them from inappropriate content.

# consent - Friday 27 January, 2017

'People often discount their rape because they don't recognise the different ways rape can take place'

This week’s proposals to bring more clarity to our rape laws are an important step, writes Noeline Blackwell.

# consent - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Raping someone when they are asleep will now be explicitly illegal

Cabinet has approved a proposal by Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald to provide a definition of sexual consent.

# consent - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge These 5th Year students from Kells created a very important campaign about consent in 2016 It's The Yes Not The Dress

These 5th Year students from Kells created a very important campaign about consent in 2016

Introducing It’s The Yes, Not The Dress.

# consent - Friday 25 November, 2016

21% of Irish people think sex without consent is okay in certain situations

12% of Irish respondents to a survey also agreed that domestic violence is a private matter and should be handled within the family.

# consent - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Opinion: 'Rape culture does exist... I've witnessed it myself in Cork'

Journalist Jennifer Hough encountered two disturbing incidents on the city’s streets within weeks of each other.

# consent - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

'We need to teach women in Ireland how to say yes to sex'

Author Louise O’Neill talks to TheJournal.ie ahead of the airing of her new documentary Asking for It tonight.

# consent - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Ched Evans takes the stand at retrial, denies rape and claims he was being 'childish'

The footballer said the woman consented to sex.

# consent - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Ched Evans rape retrial: Alleged victim has no memory of being asked if Evans could 'join in'

Defence lawyers claim the woman had ‘taken the lead’ during consensual sexual intercourse.

# consent - Monday 26 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge There was an important speech about consent in last night's episode of The Fall Consent

# consent - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture Echo Chamber

An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture

“The only way we can fix rape culture is by teaching our young men about consent and ending banter culture”.

# consent - Monday 11 April, 2016

Man jailed for raping girl in toilet cubicle at disco when they were both teenagers

The man was 15 years old at the time of the attack in 2010.

# consent - Sunday 10 April, 2016

'Having sex is a fabulous thing, but in the right environment, with the right person'

Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop talks about her life, her work, consent and why she’s running for the Seanad.

# consent - Saturday 9 April, 2016

"I should have told my friend his 'rape joke' was inappropriate. Why didn't I?"

Men need to start feeling more than a little uncomfortable about the issue of consent, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# consent - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Rape victim Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill: “I don’t think he would have stopped at just me.”

Magnus Meyer Hustveit was recently re-sentenced to 15 months in jail.

# consent - Monday 15 February, 2016

Students’ Union not happy with university top brass after probe dismisses ‘UCD 200′ claims

UCDSU says management have treated the allegations as ‘public relations’ matter.

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