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Statutory sex and relationships education not the answer to sexual harassment and sexual violence, says family charity

In response to the Women and Equalities Committee’s Inquiry report into Sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools, embargoed until 00.01 on Tuesday 13 September 2016. The deep-seated cultural and social factors that lie behind sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools will not be solved by putting sex and relationships education (SRE) on the …

So-called ‘safeguarding tool’ gives green light to unlawful sex and exposes young people to increased risk of abuse and exploitation, says national family charity

Media release: 5 November 2014 For immediate release   It is astounding and deeply disturbing that a government-funded sexual health charity such as Brook is defending a safeguarding tool that considers unlawful sex between young teenagers worthy of positive reinforcement, says Family Education Trust. According to Brook, its traffic light tool is intended to show professionals …