When it comes to consent, there are no blurred lines.

What does consent look and sound like?

Enthusiastic

Given freely

Informed

“Marrying so young is the most difficult thing any girl can go through. When you force a girl to marry you’ve given a man the right to rape her every single day,” says Jaha Dukureh, Regional UN Women Ambassador for Africa.

Specific

Reversible

Why is consent important?

Dina Smailova. Photo: Almat Mukhamedjanov

How can we create a culture of enthusiastic consent?

Nana Wipaphan Wongsawang. Photo: Prachaya Phetvisit

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