VIDEO: It’s as simple as making a cup of tea! Police release new video which tackles the issue of sexual consent

A cup of tea has been used as part of a new sexual assault and rape awareness campaign
A cup of tea has been used as part of a new sexual assault and rape awareness campaign
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Ever wondered what actually constitutes sexual consent?

Well today Thames Valley Police released a Youtube video which puts many myths surrounding rape, sexual assault and consent to rest, using a cup of tea as an analogy.

The video, features a stick man who struggles with the idea that not everyone would like to drink the cup of tea he is preparing for them.

Although appearing humorous, the video tackles important issues about a potential rape or sexual assualt victim’s ability to consent to an act.

Help people find out more about rape, sexual assault and consent, the force is using the Twitter hashtag #consentiseverything to spread the word.

If you have been affected by rape or sexual assault you can contact your nearest rape crisis by visiting www.rapecrisis.org.uk