How Parents Talk To Children About Consent

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Shannon Bradley-Colleary, author of the blog The Woman Formerly Known as Beautiful
Laurie Halse Anderson, author, Speak

Many parents agonize over the dreaded sex talk. Recent rape cases in Steubenville, Ohio, India and Nova Scotia have garnered international attention and spurred conversations about how parents should talk to their children about sexual assault and the meaning of consent.



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