Compulsory Sexual Consent Classes: Do we need them at Nottingham?
4th October 2014
Compulsory sexual consent workshops are being held at Cambridge University for first year students from next week and on The Pulse we asked whether there is a need for them here in Nottingham.
Women’s officer at Cambridge University, Amelia Horgan, is one of the people organising the workshops and tells us why they are needed:
After some discussion on the show one reporter felt uncomfortable that these classes were compulsory. Amelia responded to this concern:
We then looked to the idea of introducing these workshops at the University of Nottingham and spoke to Welfare Officer, Chloe Averill, about her thoughts on this:
Georgia Durham is from UoN Feminists and explains why these consent classes are needed here in Nottingham: