Important Concepts - SECCA National Sexuality and Your Rights

Important Concepts

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  1. A private place is somewhere you are alone.
  2. A public place is somewhere you are with other people.
  3. No one should touch any part of your body if you do not want them to.
  4. When you are on your own in a private place you can touch your body however you choose.
  5. Consent is a type of permission. Giving consent means yes. Not giving consent means no.
  6. To do any sexual acts all people have to give consent.

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