New Clause 20: pros and cons of sex and relationships education

While I was getting the sex work debate posts together. this happened: On 11 June, New Clause 20 – which would have made personal, social, health and economic (PSHE) education, including sex and relationships education (SRE), statutory in state schools – was defeated by 303 votes to 209 That’s from the Brook Charity’s website. Brook and theContinue reading “New Clause 20: pros and cons of sex and relationships education”

Getting pregnant won’t ruin your life: teenage girls, pregnancy and myths

As Doortje Braeken noted in her telegraph column, “we’re not teaching young women about teenage motherhood because we don’t believe it’s a good idea because we do see that it reduces a woman’s future choices.” She went on to say that personal choice is absolutely sovereign. I fully agree with Doortje Braeken but I want toContinue reading “Getting pregnant won’t ruin your life: teenage girls, pregnancy and myths”