Consent

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Consent occurs when one person voluntarily agrees to the proposal or desires of another.wikipedia
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Implied consent

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Types of consent include implied consent, expressed consent, informed consent and unanimous consent.
Implied consent is consent which is not expressly granted by a person, but rather implicitly granted by a person's actions and the facts and circumstances of a particular situation (or in some cases, by a person's silence or inaction).

Informed consent

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Types of consent include implied consent, expressed consent, informed consent and unanimous consent.
A health care provider may ask a patient to consent to receive therapy before providing it, or a clinical researcher may ask a research participant before enrolling that person into a clinical trial.

Bondage (BDSM)

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Consent has also been used as a defense in cases involving accidental deaths during sex, which occur during sexual bondage.
In the BDSM subculture, Bondage is the practice of consensually tying, binding, or restraining a partner for erotic, aesthetic, or somatosensory stimulation.

Volenti non fit injuria

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In English law, the principle of volenti non fit injuria applies not only to participants in sport, but also to spectators and to any others who willingly engage in activities where there is a risk of injury.
In this context, volenti can be distinguished from legal consent in that the latter can prevent some torts arising in the first place.

Rape

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Sexual consent plays an important role in defining what sexual assault is, since sexual activity without consent by all parties is considered rape.
Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent.

Age of consent

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For example, a person with a mental disorder, a low mental age, or under the legal age of sexual consent may willingly engage in a sexual act that still fails to meet the legal threshold for consent as defined by applicable law.
The age of consent is the age at which a person is considered to be legally competent to consent to sexual acts.

Consent of the governed

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This theory of consent is historically contrasted to the divine right of kings and had often been invoked against the legitimacy of colonialism.

Defense (legal)

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Defendants who use this defense are arguing that they should not be held liable for a tort or a crime, since the actions in question took place with the plaintiff or "victim's" prior consent and permission.

Human subject research

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Federal law governs social science research that involves human subjects, and tasks institutional review boards (IRBs) at universities, federal or state agencies, and tribal organizations to oversee social science research that involves human subjects and to make decisions about whether or not informed consent is necessary for a social scientific study to go forward.
They were often performed illegally, without the knowledge, consent, or informed consent of the test subjects.

Victim blaming

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Such accusations against victims stem from the assumption that sexually revealing clothing conveys consent for sexual actions, irrespective of willful verbal consent.

Assumption of risk

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Unanimous consent

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Types of consent include implied consent, expressed consent, informed consent and unanimous consent.

Mental disorder

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For example, a person with a mental disorder, a low mental age, or under the legal age of sexual consent may willingly engage in a sexual act that still fails to meet the legal threshold for consent as defined by applicable law.

Mental age

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For example, a person with a mental disorder, a low mental age, or under the legal age of sexual consent may willingly engage in a sexual act that still fails to meet the legal threshold for consent as defined by applicable law.

United Nations

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United Nations agencies and initiatives in sex education programs believe that teaching the topic of consent as part of a comprehensive sexuality education is beneficial.

Comprehensive sex education

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United Nations agencies and initiatives in sex education programs believe that teaching the topic of consent as part of a comprehensive sexuality education is beneficial.

Language

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Contact sport

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For example, participation in a contact sport usually implies consent to a degree of contact with other participants, implicitly agreed and often defined by the rules of the sport.

Boxing

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Another specific example is where a boxer cannot complain of being punched on the nose by an opponent; implied consent will be valid where the violence is ordinarily and reasonably to be contemplated as incidental to the sport in question.

Digital signature

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For example, businesses may require that persons sign a waiver (called a liability waiver) acknowledging and accepting the hazards of an activity.