Sexual Health Week 2018

SHW 2018
25 September 2018
This week is Sexual Health Week which this year, is focused around Consent: YES, YES , YES!

This years Sexual Health Week takes place from 24th - 30th September, and is focused around consent, including: how to discuss consent, ways in which it can be negotiated and good and bad examples of consent.

What is consent?

Consent is permission or agreement given by a person. Everyone has the right to either say 'yes' or 'no' when it comes to taking part in sexual activity.

Did you know?

  • Fewer than half of people (47%) think it's OK for someone to withdraw consent if they are already naked.
  • Only 13% of people said they would be most likely to discuss issues of consent with a partner.
  • 45% of young people aged 18-24 learnt about consent from TV and film.

For more information visit:

The official Sexual Health Week site.

The Consent Blog.

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