In 2010, Ontario, Canada unveiled a new sex ed curriculum for children in grades one through eight. When parents saw what was in it, there was such an uproar that the government immediately withdrew it. They said they’d re-examine it, and they promised to consult with parents. But it’s not clear they did. And now it’s back. From the technical names of genitalia at age six to gender identity at age eight, to anal and oral sex at age twelve, to a “personal plan” for sex at age thirteen – many parents say it’s too much, too soon. So what do parents need to know about the new sex ed?
Note: Much of the material is this clip is applicable to NZ!