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Who decides children’s personal boundaries?

Children are more often denied the opportunity to consent in situations where it would be very appropriate. Children, collectively, are frequently and summarily denied rights that they would be entitled to if they were older. I’m talking about decisions everyone has a right to make about their personhood. Continue reading

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Don’t just talk to your kids about consent; practice it

The simplest thing we can do to teach children about consent is to model it through their relationships with US. If guardians and people close to them ask their consent before being touched, kissed, moved about, etc.; this will be the way they interact with other people in their life. […] Consent is not just about sex, it’s about a culture in which people are entitled to decide when, where, how, and whom they interact with in an intimate way. Continue reading

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