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Spain’s ‘only yes means yes’ sexual consent bill expected to become law

Legislation that says consent cannot be assumed by default or silence was drawn up after ‘wolf pack’ case

Spain’s “only yes means yes” legislation on sexual consent is expected to become law when it is put to the vote in congress on Thursday.

The law, under which consent must be affirmative and cannot be assumed to have been given by default or silence, was drawn up in the wake of the “wolf pack” gang rape in 2016.

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