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UK sexual consent education patchy

UK sexual consent education patchy

Almost a third of young people said they did not learn about sexual consent in sex education lessons, says a survey from the National Children’s Bureau. Sex education in England’s schools often ignores such real-life issues, says the children’s charity. It also found one in three did not know, or was unsure, where to get help if they were sexually assaulted. The Department for Education says it has given extra funds for training, and to promote the teaching of consent. The survey was conducted by the Sex Education Forum, which spoke to almost 900 children and young people aged between 14 and 25.

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