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Anti-violence groups have the solutions to protect women, and they don’t include an app

Women’s anti-violence experts say it’s time for government to “go back to the drawing board” and listen carefully to evidence-based solutions already available if it is to combat sexual violence and support survivors. It comes after New South Wales Police Commissioner Mick Fuller copped widespread criticism for suggesting the use of an app to record…

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SPANISH:¿Una aplicación para registrar el acuerdo mutuo para tener sexo? Polémica en Australia

La propuesta de un jefe de la Policía para crear una aplicación móvil que registre el consentimiento sexual antes del acto ha provocado polémica en Australia, donde grupos feministas y académicos acusan al oficial de “ingenuo”. Mick Fuller, comisario del suroriental estado australiano de Nueva Gales del Sur, planteó este jueves que la aplicación móvil, donde las personas registrarían su acuerdo…

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NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller proposes a consent app to address growing rate of sexual assaults

With  ABC Radio A proposal by Mick Fuller to record sexual consent between parties to combat climbing sexual assault figures has been branded naive. Mr Fuller says the country needs to modernise ideas on consent, where it is “active and ongoing throughout a sexual encounter”. Hayley Foster is the CEO of Women’s Safety NSW, she…

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Scepticism over top cop’s consent app idea

By Hannah Ryan published in 7News NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has refused to be drawn on a proposed app for couples to establish and record mutual consent before having sex. NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has suggested technology could be used to combat a rising tide of sexual assault and low conviction rates. Ms Berejiklian…

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Top cop proposes sex consent app

Published by InDaily NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller says an app could be used by couples to establish and record mutual consent before engaging in sex. But the idea has been met with scepticism from the women’s safety sector and some politicians. The Commissioner said he had discussed the consent app with Attorney-General Mark Speakman…

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