Author Archives: Cicely Marston

About Cicely Marston

Cicely Marston is a Senior Lecturer in Social Science at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Woman’s hour discussion of sex, consent and mutuality – link update

We were invited to talk about the sixteen18 project findings on Woman’s Hour on 16th September. Cicely discusses anal and oral sex, consent and mutuality with Jane Garvey and Justin Hancock from Bish. It seems the link to the podcast … Continue reading

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We were on BBC R4 Woman’s Hour today

We were invited to talk about the sixteen18 project findings on today’s Woman’s Hour. Cicely discusses the findings with Jane Garvey and Justin Hancock from Bish. If you want to hear the programme, you can download the podcast. We’re the … Continue reading

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We’ve published a paper about anal sex

You may have seen something about this in the media already, but we wrote this academic paper published in BMJ Open, and also this short summary article about it for The Conversation which was also published in the Washington Post. … Continue reading

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What we’re doing next

We’ve been quiet for a while because we’ve been looking at the first set of interviews. There’s lots of really useful information and interesting stories, so thanks again if you took part. We’re now doing the second interviews with people … Continue reading

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11 years old and on the pill

If you saw or heard this story on the news in the last couple of days, you might be interested in this article which points out why the stories have been misleading.

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Thanks to everyone for taking part!

We’ve finished our first round of interviews and group discussions so thanks to all of you for taking part. We’re looking forward to seeing some of you again for your second interviews this winter.

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sixteen18 blog

Welcome to the sixteen18 project. For more about the project, please click on the links on the right hand side. The study has only just started and at the moment we are looking for young people aged 16-17 to take … Continue reading