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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 Age of Consent – I welcome cross party support to keep it at 16

Professor John Ashton, President of the Faculty of Public Health called for a national debate about the age of consent. His argument, as reported in the Sunday Times, is society is sending confused signal about when sex is permitted. He … Continue reading

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Basically we need sex and relationships education everywhere

There has been a lot of discussion and press coverage recently about pornography and its impact on young people’s values and attitudes and their understanding of healthy relationships, consent and sexual violence and safety. The Office of the Children’s Commissioner … 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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