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Some pupils say because of poor sex education at school, they have to trawl the internet to discover more about issues such as consent and sexuality. In response, teenagers are contributing to a major research project at the University of Birmingham that could reshape the subject within the National Curriculum.

A YouTube video about consent, made and shared by police, has had more than 6m views. This is how it opens:

"If you're struggling with consent, just imagine instead of initiating sex, you're making them a cup of tea.

"If they say 'no thank you', then don't make them a cup of tea."

Natania, a 17-year-old from Birmingham, watched the video while in sixth form and said she instantly felt the issue of consent should have been taught to her at an earlier age.

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