or to an agreement(E.g permission to sexual intercourse)
Why is consent important that adolescents are informed about this
Consent is important so they do/ask for consent in the future.
Adolescents have to be taught consent early on so they understand how to deal with situations where asking or giving consent in the future.
how can this impact adolescents
When some people try sexual intercourse at a young age they forget to ask for consent first and then regret it afterwards.
Even adolescence could get charged for sexual assault and their parents will get in trouble too. If they are charged, in the future it will be hard when they are looking for a job because they will have a criminal record. This could be embarrassing in the future
Peers can impact adolescents’ choices to give consent (not in a sexual situation) example include being intoxicated(drunk) →
What can impact adolescents ability to make informed choices about consent
Threats (blackmail) Abuse Verbal name calling ect. Being under the age of 16 -18 above
What can adolescents do if they think they have made a poor choice in consent
Trusted person /Kids helpline(1800 551 800) /School counsellor or→