Sex Education Needs a Lesson in Consent – Huffington Post

12 September 2016

7 March 2016 by Sienna Aguilar

There is a lot in the news lately about respectful relationships and sex education. From commentary on the inclusion of pleasure in sex education to the targeting of the Safe School program, it seems so many have something to say about this topic. But, how often are we young people involved in these discussions, and how often are we heard?

Young women have a lot to say about sex education. The recent increased focus on respectful relationships education as violence prevention is welcome and necessary, but to meet the needs of young women it must be informed by their voices.