My six-year-old daughter gave me an important lesson about consent – Daily Life – August 2017

Last week the Australian Human Rights Commission released an alarming report on sexual assaults on university campuses across the country. The report found that as many as one in five students had been sexually harassed in a university setting and that women were three times as likely as men to have been sexually assaulted.

On the back of these findings, the report recommends that consent education should be taught on campus. But if our young people are getting to university age without grasping the basics of consent, then we’ve clearly missed a lot of opportunities along the way.

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