To eliminate rape culture, we have to build a future where there is a culture of consent. Building a culture of consent is difficult when many still struggle with understanding what consent is, and how we should recognise when consent is given or withdrawn.
Very often we are asked if it makes a difference to use the phrase ‘Child Molestation’ and ‘Child Sexual Abuse’ interchangeably.
Some words have specific meanings, especially within the context of the law or in a clinical sense. Child Sexual Abuse is as direct as it can get.
As the news about the coronavirus pandemic becomes direr, and governments debate on extending lockdowns on businesses and any activity that requires people to step out of their homes, we are starting to experience a range of negative emotions as we stay cooped up in our homes all day.