“Building Respectful Relationships: Stepping Out Against Gender Based Violence,” Department of Education and Training, Victoria

BRR-extract2.png"Safe Schools" isn’t the only danger to your kids.

It is not only the Safe Schools program which is pushing the early sexualisation of children through the classroom. The Building Respectful Relationships resource for schools, which has been introduced under the guise of a tool to reduce gender-based violence, includes activities which get students to write their own personal ads and role play being a girl who has been sexually active since the age of 13.

Normalising sexual activity of any type for children below the age of consent is irresponsible, and it is impossible to see how this would decrease the risk of violence to them. If anything, encouraging them into early sexual activity would appear to increase the risk of harm.

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