Raising awareness

POLICE spoke to students at Worle Community School to raise aware of rape and sexual assault among young people.

The initiative entitled Only Yes Means Yes aims to prevent teenagers from becoming victims and perpetrators of sexual violence and abuse.

The package, which is the first of its kind the region, will be rolled out across all secondary schools across the Avon and Somerset Police area following research and trial sessions in North Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

The visit was part of the Redwing Drive school’s flexiday, based around the theme of sex and relationships.

There were also visits from health and social experts.


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The day is aimed at helping young people to look at things in a mature manner, to build up their confidence and self-esteem.

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