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NEW CONSENT LAWS: Jenny Aitchison gives a personal perspective

The New South Wales government have announced that it will overhaul laws around sexual assault by introducing a requirement for “affirmative consent” which says that consent must be communicated rather than assumed.

Eleven years ago, Jenny Aitchison was sexually assaulted but only spoke about it publicly in 2017. She’s wrestled with the shame, guilt, sadness, fear, and trauma that inevitably tortures victims of sex crimes.

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