11/11/2019

What the f...k! US religious right-wingers campaign to stop inclusive sex education in South Africa.

Blog / By ZAM Reporter
The Christian right has always protested against inclusive sex education - such as in this 1987 image from the UK - but opposition has grown with the US pro-family movement. Image: David Hoffman/FLICKR The Christian right has always protested against inclusive sex education - such as in this 1987 image from the UK - but opposition has grown with the US pro-family movement. Image: David Hoffman/FLICKR

They are talking ‘violations of traditional values’, ‘dangers to children’ and ‘nothing less than soft-porn’. The US religious right is up in arms against the Comprehensive Sex Education material, produced by the South African Department of Basic Education. The purpose of this educational material is ‘to ensure that we help learners build an understanding of concepts, content, values and attitudes related to sexuality, sexual behaviour change as well as leading safe and healthy lives’.

Read this shocking article on the UK-based The Conversation platform here.