Consent and the law

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Understanding the law- sexual consent.

Age of consent. What's the age of sexual consent? And what if you, or the person you want to sleep with, is under it? The facts and law about under-age sex in the UK can be found at The Mix takes on the embarrassing problems, weird questions, and please-don’t-make-me-say-it-out-loud thoughts that people under 25 have in order to give them the best support through both digital and phone services.

Consent means agreeing to do something. When it comes to sex, this means agreeing to take part in a sexual activity. The Brook gives explanations of:

  • Age of Consent
  • Sex consent and your rights,
  • Enthusiastic consent,
  • What is sexual harassment

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