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Sexual assault advocates say NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller’s consent app idea could lead to victim blaming – ABC News

An app for so-called “affirmative consent” is slammed as out of touch with the lived experience of sexual violence, sexual assault survivor advocates say.

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Sexual assault advocates have hit back at a proposal by NSW’s top cop around a consent app saying it was a damaging suggestion.
Key points:

  • Sexual assault advocates say consent must be an ongoing conversation between partners
  • Commissioner Fuller hopes the app idea will raise discussion on the topic
  • A senior law lecturer says evidence of consent on the app could be used to discredit a woman at trial

NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller said the country could use technology to promote ideas of affirmative…

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