As appeal calls against the Ngcukaitobi rape judgment grow, we unpack consent. Here are 5 things to know

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Activists from the One in Nine Campaign protesting at the Union Buildings on Women's Day in 2012. One in Nine is one of many anti-GBV groups formed in response to the prevalence of rape in SA.
Activists from the One in Nine Campaign protesting at the Union Buildings on Women's Day in 2012. One in Nine is one of many anti-GBV groups formed in response to the prevalence of rape in SA.
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She was willing to kiss and cuddle and touch each other’s genitals while they snuggled in bed watching a movie.

There was one line she was not willing to cross, however: sexual organ penetration. 

It’s a line her then-boyfriend crossed and for which he was arrested and convicted of rape last year. But then he was acquitted on appeal. 

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