Posts Tagged "education"

Dorries campaign update – attacks on abortion counselling and government cuts to services

This is the transcript of my talk that I gave at the Brighton Pro Choice meeting on 30 January 2011. It covers some of my previous blog posts so sorry for repetition, but this is hopefully a good update of the current campaign. Some of the below I need...

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Feminists celebrate failure of abstinence education for girls bill… and move on to the next fight

On Friday 20 January, I organised a demonstration against Tory MP Nadine Dorries’ Sex Education (required content) Bill 185, and announced a victory for the campaign mid way through the protest, to cheers from the crowd. It was reported that the Bill had suddenly been withdrawn from the parliamentary...

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Just say no to Dorries’ abstinence education bill!

On 20 January 2012, Nadine Dorries’ proposed amendment to sex education, Bill 185, which suggests GIRLS be taught abstinence, is due to get a second reading in parliament. A demonstration opposing the bill is being supported by Youth Fight For Jobs, The British Humanist Association and Queers Against The...

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