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NGO says sex education in schools promoting gayism

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CitizenGO a non-governmental organization has presented the ministry of education with a petition against comprehensive sex education in Kenya.

Speaking at a press briefing CitizenGO campaigns manager Ann Kioko has said the comprehensive sex education is destructive and the ministry should rule out its implementation in the country.

Also Read: Parents cautioned over children engaging in unprotected sex She said that the curriculum engages children in inappropriate topics of sex which promote gayism lesbianism and masturbation.

Ms Kioko claimed that the sex education was developed in the United States and would bring with it norms that are not accepted in African society.

The organization says that the curriculum is a project being pushed into African countries by UN bodies.

A study done by the African FoPopulation and Health Research Centre and the Guttmacher Intsitute last year showed that a quarter of students interviewed, aged 15 and 17 years had already had sexual intercourse at least once.

The study on sexuality education was conducted in 78 secondary schools and 2,500 students in Homa Bay, Mombasa and Nairobi counties.


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