Stonewall unveils ‘Equality Manifesto’ ahead of general election

Besi Besemar April 3, 2015

Statutory PSHE and SRE, combatting hate crime, a fairer international aid system and a review of trans laws top list of priorities. Stonewall, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) equality charity, has published its equality manifesto ahead of the upcoming general election. The charity will be campaigning on four main pillars including Statutory PSHE and Sex and Relationships Education for primary and secondary schools in England. This includes talking about different types of families to make people aware of the diversity of family life. It also means ensuring that the issues facing LGBT young people are included across the board, including discussions around consent, abuse and online safety. Finally, Stonewall is calling on the next government to show its commitment to tackling homophobic, biphobic, and transphobic bullying by ensuring all teachers are trained effectively.

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