This complete section on consent and sexual assault by Tel-jeunes inspires the creation of many workshops or activities for young people. It also serves as a reference tool to better understand the organization’s vision on these issues.
Writings, Videos, Questions and Testimonials
In this section, you can find explanatory texts on the important elements of consent and examples of what consent is not. You can also find the questions most frequently asked by young people on this topic, and the answers provided by the Tel-jeunes staff. There is also an array of videos readily available to explain consent and how to apply it in real life, as well as the On parle de sexe series that deals specifically with consent and sexual assault.
Various links to other relevant content on the site are available on the page for those who wish to further learn about the meaning of sexual assault and the myths relating to it. Testimonials from young people round out this busy page, giving us insight into how the Tel-jeunes staff interacts with them. They can also serve as an example to follow when working with young people.
Consent and prevention
Consent is the basis for prevention of sexual violence. We can’t talk about it enough. Providing positive examples of how to ask for consent without it “ruining the moment” is a good way to normalize it.
Tel-jeunes has been a leader in youth prevention and intervention services for many years. Through its comprehensive sections dedicated to different themes, its video series and its hotline, the organization knows how to innovate to reach young audiences across Quebec.