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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Consent

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US politician found not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, an Alzheimer's patient
Henry Rayhons said the couple held hands, prayed and kissed, but had no sexual contact.
Sexual consent needs to be legally defined: 'Not doing so isolates and silences victims'
RCNI recommends a definition similar to that adopted in England and Wales be introduced to a new sexual offences Bill.
Reddit puts its foot down on revenge porn and stolen nude pics
Six months after the stolen photos of nude celebrities leaked, Reddit bans anyone from uploading nude photos without consent.
There are no shades of grey around sexual consent
Yes, Fifty Shades of Grey is just fantasy – but inexperienced young people are vulnerable to the mixed signals presented in this big screen blockbuster.
Opinion: Embarrassing photos posted online? There are ways of having them removed...
In the age of smartphones, embarrassing pictures of our more indiscreet behaviour can have a way of haunting us.
New policy to protect older people and disabled persons from sexual abuse released
This comes as part of a wider policy issued today by the HSE.
Age of consent should stay at 17 but two year leeway suggested
That’s according to a report from the Oireachtas Justice Committee published yesterday.
CeeLo Green quits Twitter after rape and consent tweets
The Crazy and F**k You singer has pleaded no contest to drug charges.
Woman burned alive after family refuses marriage proposal
A couple were also killed for marrying without consent.
'Another non-consensual mass medical experiment': Calls for investigation into symphysiotomy
The procedure, that left many woman with lifelong disabilities, was carried out in Ireland until the late 1980s.
Young people believe alcohol facilitates the majority of 'sexual hook ups'
New research into youth sexual behaviour, consent and alcohol finds that Irish young people believe sexual consent is largely ‘unspoken’.
Poll: Should we lower the age of consent in Ireland?
Cabinet is expected to discuss lowering the age of consent to sex from 17 to 16. Do you agree with this?
James Reilly asks the public if organ donation should be 'opt-out'
The Department of Health is considering a new system where people are assumed to consent to donate their organs after death.
US politician criticised for saying "some girls rape easy"
Republican representative for Wisconsin Roger Rivard said his father had warned him that women could agree to sex but then later claim it was not consensual.
Sinn Féin disappointed with 'inadequate' protection of Moore Street
The Government amended a Sinn Féin/Fianna Fáil motion about the protection of the 1916 battlefield site.