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Move to make sex ed mandatory

May 6, 2023

Moves are afoot to have sexual education made mandatory on school’s curriculum.

Children’s Advocate, Faith Marshall-Harris revealed this is among the many recommendations made towards the National Action Plan which forms part of the fundamental education reform.

She was at the time making a presentation during the 43rd Universal Periodic Review for Barbados at the Human Rights Council.

It was further revealed by Ms. Marshall-Harris that Barbados will soon embark on education campaigns and national discourse on the issue of the banning of corporal punishment in all settings.

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