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HIV diagnoses among young gay men: We need to act

I will keep saying it until I’m blue in the face: new HIV Infections have almost doubled amongst 15-24 year olds. I read my briefing over breakfast this morning and I cannot quite describe the feeling in my stomach. How … Continue reading

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Proud to launch Supplementary Advice to the DfEE statutory Sex and Relationship Education Guidance (0116/2000)

Today I am proud that Brook in partnership with PSHE Association and Sex Education Forum has launched Supplementary Advice to update Government’s Statutory Sex and Relationship Education Guidance published in 2000. All of us committed to ensuring children and young … Continue reading

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21st Century SRE – time for a party?

Last week I was talking to one of the @BeSexPositive volunteers who was involved in developing Brook’s 21st Century Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) campaign in 2011 (find out more here). We started with the important bit – the day … Continue reading

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The value of working with emotional intelligence in schools

There is a lot of evidence to suggest that the end of KS3 is a tipping point for young people in terms of the outcomes they are likely to achieve as they grow into young adults. Young people with low … Continue reading

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Tackling bullying needs deep rooted culture change

The last few weeks we have seen rotten and thoroughly unacceptable online behaviour with sadly tragic consequences. Our timelines have been filled with untold horrors including evidence of rape threats, death and bomb threats, sexual violence and extreme online bullying. … Continue reading

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Let’s banish Section 28 forever

A week or so ago I tweeted about the dreadful Section 28. I fully understand why Section 28 is being talked about so much in the wake of Lady Thatcher’s death and like most sensible people I want it to … Continue reading

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