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ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Overwhelming response to petition calling for better consent education in schools | The Drum” – below is their description.
In the last 48 hours, more than 4,000 new allegations of sexual assaults in school communities have been published by a former New South Wales student, Chanel Contos.
The young Australian, who now lives in London, launched an online petition two weeks ago calling on private schools to do a better job educating their students about sex and consent.
It received an overwhelming response – a torrent – containing thousands of firsthand accounts of harassment and rape.ABC News (Australia) YouTube Channel
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