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FOR SA refutes ‘false statements’ by DBE, continues to call for parents to have say on sex education
Education South Africa

FOR SA refutes ‘false statements’ by DBE, continues to call for parents to have say on sex education

Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) which has been at the forefront of calls for greater consultation about proposed new Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) lesson plans for public schools today dismissed as “utter nonsense” statements by the Department of Basic Education and in certain media reports, saying that it […]

Motshekga statement arrogant, insulting to parents — Meshoe
Education South Africa

Motshekga statement arrogant, insulting to parents — Meshoe

Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga’s statement that parents can conditionally opt out of the new Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE)  curriculum is “laced with arrogance and is deceitful, disrespectful and insulting to parents”, says ACDP leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe. “For the Minister to say that parents have a choice to […]

‘Don’t impose your immorality on our children’, says Meshoe at protest march
Education Gauteng South Africa

‘Don’t impose your immorality on our children’, says Meshoe at protest march

Hundreds of ACDP members and supporters – including many children – marched to the office of the Department of Basic Education (DBE) in Struben Street, Pretoria yesterday. Their aim was to put a stop to government’s plan of introducing Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) into the country’s Life Orientation syllabus. “Politicians,” […]

Expert witness at pro-life doctor’s disciplinary hearing will say life begins at fertilisation
Health South Africa Western-Cape

Expert witness at pro-life doctor’s disciplinary hearing will say life begins at fertilisation

A senior lecturer in anatomy and embryology who will testify at the disciplinary hearing of pro-life doctor Jacques de Vos later this month is expected to argue that life begins at fertilisation “when genetic code is set and future physical characteristics are defined with precision”. According to his expert summary, Dr […]