Manners, Please: A Case for Consent Education

SheHive cofounder and Indy Feminists member Elle Roberts talks about teaching children consent for Nuvo Magazine.

She poignantly states:

“As demonstrated by my hair-braiding student, teaching children the value of ownership over their bodies is a lesson in consent that can be applied to situations where setting and respecting emotional, physical, and sexual boundaries is an invaluable social skill. Along with addressing teen rape and sexual assault, consent education may help reduce unplanned pregnancy and dating violence among Hoosier teenagers, two other rates of occurrence in Indiana hovering well above the national average.”

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