Tag: Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Namibia church group calls on government to remove CSE from school curriculum

Originally published in Namibia Economist The Coalition of Churches and Faith-based Organisations on Ethical Social Justice in Namibia are troubled with the recently introduced education programme, called comprehensive sexuality education (CSE). To back up their fears the coalition explained that according to a 2019 global study, Re-examining the Evidence of […]

DBE ‘consultation’ with religious leaders was ‘set-up’ to push CSE, discredit Church

Meeting packed with young activists, senior church leaders denied access Christian leaders who attended a meeting on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in Pretoria yesterday hosted by the Department of Basic Education (DBE) say it was not a consultation with religious and traditional leaders as advertised but a calculated attempt to […]

Religious organisations accuse Motshekga of bullying

Originally published in Natal Mercury Religious organisations have accused Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga of bullying after she threatened teachers with disciplinary action for refusing to teach Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE). The president of the SA Hindu Maha Sabha, Ashwin Trikamjee, said his opinion had not changed since the proposal […]

Critics of CSE reject DBE’s ‘fake news’ claims, call for wider consultation

Organisations critical of the Department of Basic Education’s handling of Comprehensive Sexuality Education stood their ground this week in the face of DBE statements accusing critics of spreading fake news and causing confusion and anxiety about CSE. Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) dismissed as “utter nonsense” DBE claims […]