We're on their trail, and we've got many fresh leads to chase down — please support our work. A new British sex education curriculum has sparked outrage from religious parents. But where are the voices of young South Asian women in this debate? On countless occassions, parents have told me they want to take their children out of sex education lessons, citing religious concerns. In February , the Department for Education released new relationships and sex education RSE guidance for all UK schools, updating the curriculum for the first time in 20 years following a period of consultations with parents, teachers and religious groups. This new guidance which will come into effect in September , covers education for primary as well as secondary school students, including general health education for all ages.
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The backlash forced government and U. Same-sex relations are banned under a colonial-era law in Ghana, and homophobia is common, although prosecutions are rare, according to Human Rights Watch. Population Fund in Ghana, emphasizing that the curriculum was designed by Ghanaians with the local context in mind. The education minister said in a statement that the new curriculum has not yet been approved for use. Ojuolape said it would take time for the program to be approved and teachers trained, but he expected it to move forward after a debate. So Ghana, why?
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The controversial 'All About Me' lessons are compulsory and will eventually be taught in hundreds of primary schools. The Mail on Sunday tells how one couple even withdrew their sons from a school where the programme is already being taught. Tory MP David Davies said: "I and many other parents would be furious at completely inappropriate sexual matters being taught to children as young as six. Simon Calvert, of the Christian Institute, added: "It looks like Warwickshire has paid more attention to a controversial sex education consultancy than to… what parents understand to be in the best interests of their children.