we give consent
Children and youth under the age of 18 are the most at risk for sexual assault in Canada, followed by young people aged 18-24, according to Statistics Canada. This issue is critically important to young people, but so often, older adult voices are prioritized.
"Their successful campaign on sexual consent shows the power of voice and the change it can bring when women work for women."
Tessa and Lia's grade 8 project led to a viral petition, meeting Ontario's Premier and including consent in sex-ed. Just like they asked.
"It's just the basic rules of consent... I don't really get why they could be opposed to that."
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