What is Consent?
Consent is the full, continuous, reciprocal agreement to an activity among the individuals involved.
Consent is Just About Sex, Right?
Consent is imperative during sexual intimacy, but it’s bigger than that. Think about consent as a set of key principles that you can use all the time in lots of different interactions with people.
What are the Key Principles?
Common Sense & Good Judgement
Comprehending the Consequences
People Can Change Their Minds
You Have a Voice
When Should I Talk to My Kids About Consent?
Start talking about the key principles of consent when kids are young, and bring up the topic often as they grow up. Customize the conversation to be appropriate for your child’s age. For ideas about how to start the conversation, check out this infographic.
After you talk about the key principles of consent, have your child draw a scenario where people model good behavior.
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