The Petition That Exposed The Ugly Truth About Schools & Sex

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The Petition That Exposed The Ugly Truth About Schools & Sex

Former Sydney private school girl Chanel Contos has helped thousands of people share their horrific experiences of sexual assault by fellow pupils, which has prompted a petition calling for sex and consent education to be taught at a younger age.

The Quicky examines why at even some of the most elite schools this continues to be a devastating problem for young people, and what we can do to bring about positive change in attitudes and behaviours.

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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri


Christopher Fisher - Associate Professor, Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society at Latrobe University

Jenny Ackland - Co-Director and Co-Founder of Sex Education Australia (SEA)


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