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By the time young people get to university, it’s far too late to be initiating education on sexual consent. Shutterstock

Making sexual consent matter: one-off courses are unlikely to help

Some Australian universities have introduced a one-off sexual consent program to combat sexual assault and harassment on campus, but one-off programs are unlikely to be effective in the long term.
What risks do students face on campus? Wolfram Burner

Campuses aren’t safe. Are universities doing enough?

A recent analysis found nearly 100 colleges and universities reported at least 10 cases of campus rapes in 2014. Research shows 20 percent of women students experienced unwanted sexual contact.