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New Australian law requires verbal consent for sex

HWH NOTE: Saying NO didn’t work. “I didn’t think she meant no”. Did she say yes? “Well I thought she was saying yes.” Did you hear the word yes from her? No. The nuances of sexual consent have been on the table recently thanks to the #MeToo movement, and one state in Australia is trying […]

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For Those Who Think Slavery Doesn’t Exist

  Australia’s ‘Modern Slavery’ Proposal Falls Short | Human Rights Watch In mid-August Australia’s justice minister proposed a new law requiring the country’s biggest companies to report on their practices and policies to prevent forced labour in their operations and supply chains. The government wants to ensure that consumer products like food, electronics, and clothing – whether […]