Government Announces Compulsory Sex Education

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: February 28, 2017

Category: Government Restrictions

Attack against: Faith / Morals

Area of case: Education / Governmental



The government announced that sex and relationships education will become compulsory in all of England's schools. Relationships education will be compulsory for all pupils from the age of four years, but parents will have the right to withdraw their children from sexual education program. Critics view the law as weakening the influence of parents' right to educate their children about sex and relationships.

Source: BBC