Federal Government is Teaching Consent Through Milkshakes?

Chances are you may have seen some bizarre videos floating around the internet this week featuring a young girl smashing a milkshake into someones face, something called an ‘action zone’ and tacos. The videos were released by the federal government as part of a new series of videos teaching teenagers about consent.

The videos, published on The Good Society website as part of the government’s Respect Matters Progra, have been widely critisised by education experts and rape prevention advocates.

2Ser Breakfast spoke to the Director of Youth Research Center at Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Helen Cahill, about the backlash and how can be effectively teaching kids about consent.

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