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Name: Consent Traffic Light (From Go to Woe)
Overview: The objective of this activity is to look at consent where it is clearly acknowledged verbally and non-verbally, where it needs to be reassured and where it is clearly not given. At the end of the activity, there should be a clear “yes means yes” and everything else is no.
What session topics is this activity appropriate for? Healthy Relationships and Consent
How long does it go for? 15-30 minutes
Who is it for? This activity is for a mature audience (16+)
How big a group is it suitable for? This activity is suitable for any size classroom but generally not more than 25 people.
What do you need to run this activity? Traffic Light Cards and consent cards
How to run the activity:
Tips: When all the students have put up their cards, make sure they are in the right spot. Make sure the cards look like consent is on a spectrum and make sure they understand why consent should be reassured in some situations.
Questions to ask afterwards:
Outcomes: After this activity, the audience will be able to critically assess the importance of consent and really understand what it is to actually consent, both verbally and non-verbally. Congruently, people should be able to understand how alcohol and drugs affects the ability to consent and how to consent in sexual settings including condom negotiation.