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#Consent

# consent - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 1,584 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 3rd 2018, 2:00 PM 4,964 Views 1 Comment

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
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think schools should teach about consent?

Apr 3rd 2018, 9:38 AM 36,887 Views 171 Comments

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

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools
# Sex Education
# Sex Education

Minister orders full review of sex education in schools

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:18 AM 18,323 Views 69 Comments

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
# Consent
# Consent

France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15

Mar 6th 2018, 10:45 PM 44,559 Views 50 Comments

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
# Digital Age Of Consent
# Digital Age Of Consent

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

Feb 13th 2018, 4:15 PM 17,755 Views 47 Comments

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'
# Consent Classes
# Consent Classes

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

Jan 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,169 Views 93 Comments

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
# Consent
# Consent

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

Dec 20th 2017, 8:30 AM 23,943 Views 163 Comments

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
# Consent
# Consent

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

Nov 26th 2017, 2:28 PM 61,969 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Paris
# Paris

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

Sep 28th 2017, 1:34 PM 51,039 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Social Media
# Social Media

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

Jul 30th 2017, 8:45 AM 13,630 Views 19 Comments

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'
# SEXUAL CONSENT
# SEXUAL CONSENT

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

Jan 27th 2017, 6:45 AM 10,794 Views 84 Comments

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
# New Laws
# New Laws

Raping someone when they are asleep will now be explicitly illegal

Jan 24th 2017, 7:26 PM 25,658 Views 123 Comments

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

# consent - Thursday 29 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 29th 2016, 8:00 PM 6,195 Views 2 Comments

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
# Consent
# Consent

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

Nov 25th 2016, 12:46 PM 30,875 Views 208 Comments

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'
# Column
# Column

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

Nov 6th 2016, 6:30 PM 1,672 Views 179 Comments

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'
# Consent
# Consent

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

Nov 1st 2016, 6:10 AM 61,922 Views 81 Comments

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'
# Wales
# Wales

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

Oct 11th 2016, 9:05 AM 16,359 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Consent
# Consent

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

Oct 6th 2016, 9:31 AM 24,986 Views 0 Comments

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

# consent - Monday 26 September, 2016

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

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

Sep 26th 2016, 8:18 AM 7,662 Views 0 Comments

Spoilers inside.

# consent - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

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

An Irish man has this powerful message about rape culture

Jun 7th 2016, 11:45 AM 9,967 Views 17 Comments

“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
# Donegal
# Donegal

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

Apr 11th 2016, 7:16 PM 42,056 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Consent
# Consent

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

Apr 10th 2016, 8:30 PM 46,851 Views 85 Comments

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?"
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Apr 9th 2016, 7:30 PM 7,766 Views 267 Comments

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."
# Consent
# Consent

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

Mar 24th 2016, 3:37 PM 46,456 Views 18 Comments

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
# Revenge Porn
# Revenge Porn

Students' Union not happy with university top brass after probe dismisses 'UCD 200' claims

Feb 15th 2016, 10:19 AM 20,595 Views 74 Comments

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

# consent - Monday 8 February, 2016

Compulsory sexual consent classes planned for UCD following revenge porn allegations
# Lad Culture
# Lad Culture

Compulsory sexual consent classes planned for UCD following revenge porn allegations

Feb 8th 2016, 1:13 PM 22,977 Views 166 Comments

The university is investigating claims that male students shared explicit images of female students without their permission.

# consent - Thursday 4 February, 2016

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence
# Opinion
# Opinion

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence

Feb 4th 2016, 12:30 PM 159 Views 90 Comments

Compelling first year Trinity College students to attend mandatory classes on sexual consent has raised eyebrows, writes Ruairí McKiernan.

# consent - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

One in 12 female students are victims of rape or attempted rape
# Say Something
# Say Something

One in 12 female students are victims of rape or attempted rape

Feb 2nd 2016, 12:42 PM 21,561 Views 97 Comments

The USI is launching an awareness campaign after a survey documented the unwanted sexual experiences of college students in Ireland.

# consent - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Sexual consent workshops to be compulsory for new TCD students
# Tacking Sexual Violence
# Tacking Sexual Violence

Sexual consent workshops to be compulsory for new TCD students

Jan 27th 2016, 1:09 PM 27,503 Views 134 Comments

The classes will be mandatory for first-year undergraduates in student accommodation in Rathmines.

# consent - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Donegal teenage disco rape case: Court told that underage person cannot consent to sex
# Courts
# Courts

Donegal teenage disco rape case: Court told that underage person cannot consent to sex

Jan 14th 2016, 5:35 PM 35,454 Views 0 Comments

Justice Margaret Heneghan said this is the case even if they appear to be an ‘enthusiastic participant’.

# consent - Thursday 12 November, 2015

'Worrying' jump in electroshock without consent and with physical restraint of mental health patients
# Mental Health Commission
# Mental Health Commission

'Worrying' jump in electroshock without consent and with physical restraint of mental health patients

Nov 12th 2015, 6:00 AM 9,980 Views 32 Comments

Seclusion increased for the first time in six years, while the use of physical restraint increased by 8% in 2013 compared to 2012.

# consent - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Judge under fire for asking sexual assault victim "Why couldn't you just keep your knees together?"
# Canada
# Canada

Judge under fire for asking sexual assault victim "Why couldn't you just keep your knees together?"

Nov 11th 2015, 11:58 PM 43,991 Views 79 Comments

Judge Robin Camp has apologised for comments such as “For a person who didn’t want have sex, she spends a long time in the shower with the accused…”

# consent - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Video compares sexual consent to making tea: "If they don't drink tea...don't make them drink it"
# ConsentisEverything
# ConsentisEverything

Video compares sexual consent to making tea: "If they don't drink tea...don't make them drink it"

Oct 28th 2015, 7:30 PM 22,132 Views 41 Comments

‘Just because you made it, doesn’t mean you’re entitled to watch them drink it.’

# consent - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

This student has everyone talking about sexual consent classes
# Not A Rapist
# Not A Rapist

This student has everyone talking about sexual consent classes

Oct 20th 2015, 2:51 PM 35,650 Views 101 Comments

“Yes means yes, no means no. It’s really that simple.”

# consent - Friday 28 August, 2015

Prep school student not guilty of rape, but must register as sex offender
# Senior Salute
# Senior Salute

Prep school student not guilty of rape, but must register as sex offender

Aug 28th 2015, 7:50 PM 28,526 Views 62 Comments

Owen Labrie was convicted of lesser sex offences against a 15-year-old girl.

# consent - Friday 21 August, 2015

"I was violated in so many ways" - Prep school rape trial sees victim take the stand again
# Consent
# Consent

"I was violated in so many ways" - Prep school rape trial sees victim take the stand again

Aug 21st 2015, 12:23 PM 29,255 Views 0 Comments

The girl cried as she detailed her encounter with Owen Labrie.

# consent - Friday 24 April, 2015

US politician found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer's patient
# Nursing Home Assault Trial
# Nursing Home Assault Trial

US politician found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer's patient

Apr 24th 2015, 6:06 AM 22,938 Views 12 Comments

Henry Rayhons said the couple held hands, prayed and kissed, but had no sexual contact.

# consent - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Sexual consent needs to be legally defined: 'Not doing so isolates and silences victims'
# Sexual Offence
# Sexual Offence

Sexual consent needs to be legally defined: 'Not doing so isolates and silences victims'

Apr 23rd 2015, 9:59 AM 7,898 Views 39 Comments

RCNI recommends a definition similar to that adopted in England and Wales be introduced to a new sexual offences Bill.

# consent - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Reddit puts its foot down on revenge porn and stolen nude pics
# Banned
# Banned

Reddit puts its foot down on revenge porn and stolen nude pics

Feb 25th 2015, 5:40 PM 26,349 Views 19 Comments

Six months after the stolen photos of nude celebrities leaked, Reddit bans anyone from uploading nude photos without consent.