sex education

Schools to cover sexting, FGM and mental health
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Schools to cover sexting, FGM and mental health

Opponents express 'grave concerns' about 'implications' of sex education
25 Feb 2019
Schoolgirls should learn about orgasms, says Labour MP
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Schoolgirls should learn about orgasms, says Labour MP

Jess Phillips says overhauling the sex education system will help prevent violence against women
9 Nov 2018
Colombians warned not to have sex amid heatwave
A Colombian couple take part in World Tango Championships
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Colombians warned not to have sex amid heatwave

Health officials warn against strenuous physical activity as global heatwave continues
20 Aug 2018
Are young people having more or less sex than you think?
A couple are observed having sex as part of an artwork in London in 2002
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Are young people having more or less sex than you think?

Studies on misperception shows men in particular have skewed view of young women’s sex lives
10 Aug 2018
Sleeping Beauty: do fairy tales promote sexual harassment?
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Sleeping Beauty: do fairy tales promote sexual harassment?

Mother wants Sleeping Beauty banned from school curriculum because prince didn’t get consent for kiss
24 Nov 2017
Australian politician retracts ‘dildos in schools’ claim
Steve Dickson with One Nation leader Pauline Hanson
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Australian politician retracts ‘dildos in schools’ claim

Steve Dickson said he was misinformed when he said teachers were showing girls how to use sex toys in class
13 Nov 2017
Should schools teach pupils about porn and sexting?
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Should schools teach pupils about porn and sexting?

Charity says children are leading the call for 21st-century sex education
27 Feb 2017

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Sex education: what's being taught and when?
Pupils in a UK school
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Sex education: what's being taught and when?

MPS argue primary school children should be taught about sex, but that parents should still be able to opt out
17 Feb 2015
UK sex education debate
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UK sex education debate

Labour back Lib Dem proposal, but why is sex education still such a controversial issue in the UK?
26 Aug 2014