Archive: Sex Equality

Sex work: The feminist criticism of the industry has sparked an aggressive debate

Comment: Sex workers rights are not up for debate

Some feminist campaigners are questioning our ability to consent to sex work - but all they're doing is putting women at risk of violence

Opinion Former Articles

  • NUT comment on sexism in the classroom

    Commenting after the debate on Motion 48, Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers, the largest teachers’ union, said: “While there has been over 40 years of advancements in equality between the sexes, in recent years there has been something of a step back. The ‘size zero’ phenomenon and gender stereotyping are on the rise. This is not the way to be bringing up half the population."

  • BHA welcomes new report on misleading abortion education in UK schools

    The British Humanist Association (BHA) has welcomed the publication today of a new report by Education For Choice (EFC), examining the quality of education on abortion and contraception in UK schools. The report, Abortion Education in the UK: Failing our young people?, follows on from a number of high profile incidents involving anti-abortion groups which the BHA and EFC helped expose over the past year.

  • NASUWT calls for education justice for women and girls

    To mark World Teachers’ Day the NASUWT launched a Declaration of Intent to end the gender discrimination and inequality in education worldwide.

  • BHA statement on Bristol University Christian Union banning female speakers

    Yesterday it was reported that Bristol University Christian Union (CU) bans women from speaking at almost all of their events, unless accompanied by their husbands.

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