Katrina Kaif marks International Day of The Girl Child by advocating ‘Educate Girls’ in Madhya Pradesh village – sex and relationships

Supporting more opportunity for girls, Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif marked International Day of The Girl Child by giving fans a sneak peek of her visit to Madhya Pradesh village to increase awareness on gender inequality faced by the girls worldwide based upon their gender. Sharing her “firsthand experience of bringing girls #BacktoSchool” in Madhya Pradesh’s Miyapura village, Katrina advocated for gender equality through ‘Educate Girls’ project on the Day of Girls on October 11, 2020.

Taking to her Instagram handle, Katrina shared a slew of pictures and a video that detailed about her volunteer experience with Team Balika. Bonding with Ayushi, whose house “was the first door I knocked on when I became a #TeamBalika volunteer for @educategirlsngo before lockdown (sic)”, Katrina talked about working in remote areas to bridge the gender and literacy gap.

From painting murals with Ayushi on the walls of the village houses to interacting with

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Voters get final word on a controversial sex education law

ARLINGTON — Courtney Normand and Mindie Wirth agree there’s value in teaching sex education in Washington’s public schools.

But the two Snohomish County mothers disagree sharply on a new state law mandating comprehensive sex education in every district’s curriculum in every grade, starting in kindergarten.

It’s propelled them into the spotlight of the impassioned battle over Referendum 90, a statewide ballot measure which gives voters the final say on keeping or repealing the controversial law.

Normand, of Arlington, backs the law, believing it will provide children building blocks for self-awareness by ensuring they receive accurate and age-appropriate information about their bodies, about consent and about relationships.

“We know that this legislation will give our young people the tools they need for a healthy and more equitable future,” said Normand, a mother of two elementary students who is the state director for Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest. She is a spokeswoman for

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Twin brother of accused Sylvania teacher faces sex charges

A former Fort Payne teacher is facing sex charges only days after his twin brother was arrested for similar offenses.

Donavan Wayne Dalton, 28, of Rainsville, was taken into custody Thursday and booked into the DeKalb County Detention Center, charged as a school employee having sexual contact with a student under the age of 19. His bond has been set at $150,000.

The arrest comes five days after his brother Dustin Wade Dalton, 28, of Rainsville, was charged with enticing a child for immoral purposes and dissemination of obscene material.

Donavan Dalton was a special education teacher and coach with the Fort Payne School System, according to the Times-Journal. Dustin Dalton was a teacher in Sylvania with DeKalb County Schools.

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a report Thursday of inappropriate activity between a man and a juvenile, which led to the arrest, the department said in a statement.

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Netflix will triple its London office space after the international success of UK productions like ‘The Crown,’ ‘Sex Education,’ and ‘Rebecca’



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  • Netflix is tripling its total office space in London to around 100,000 square feet, a source close to the deal told Business Insider.
  • Some staff will move to a new office in the city’s West End, the source said, but the company will also retain one of its two existing London offices.
  • The new office space won’t be ready until 2022 at the earliest, according to the source.
  • The streaming giant plans to create jobs in its business operations and original productions, building off the success of its UK productions such as “The Crown,” “Sex Education,” “Rebecca,” and “Too Hot To Handle.”
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Netflix plans to triple its London office capacity as it expands its UK operations.

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What Texas stands to lose by failing to require LGBTQ-inclusive sex education

The Texas State Board of Education is revising the health and sex education standards for Texas students, and we have a real opportunity to take a much-needed step forward for all youth across our state.

The last time the board revised the standards was 1997, a generation ago. Bill Clinton was in the White House, fewer than 20% of American households had internet access and the world was mourning the death of Princess Diana.

We’ve come a long way since then. Marriage equality has been the law of the land for five years, LGBTQ workers are covered under federal employment law, and public opinion polling shows Texans overwhelmingly support equal rights for LGBTQ people. But LGBTQ youth in Texas still do not see themselves or their experiences reflected in the curriculum. The board missed a chance in September to protect students by voting to exclude information on sexual orientation and

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Controversial bill mandating sex education in Washington schools goes to voters in November

Referendum 90 would mandate “age-appropriate” sexual health education to be taught to students in every grade in Washington’s public schools.

SEATTLE — Ballots will soon arrive in mailboxes around Washington state and one controversial issue voters will decide on is Referendum 90, which involves the future of sex education in schools. 

In June, it was a coalition of parents who took back control over the future of sex education in schools, gathering enough signatures to put the decision in the voter’s hands. 

“It was a state record during a global pandemic,” Whitney Holz with Informed Parents of Washington explained.

Initially, the legislature passed guidelines that Gov. Jay Inslee signed in March, mandating every public school in the state to provide “age-appropriate” comprehensive sexual health education for every grade by the 2022-23 school year.

Supporters say in the younger grades it can help kids understand how to build healthy relationships and

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Referendum 90 allows parental control of sex health education

Please support Referendum 90 on the November ballot. Referendum 90 will uphold the new Washington state law (passed in March 2020) requiring all public schools to teach age-appropriate, inclusive, comprehensive sexual health education to K-12 students.

This would expand the current Washington State Learning Standards and implement essential standards for schools to give students access to the comprehensive communication and social skills needed for healthy lifetimes, free of sexual abuse and assault. These standards simply require the inclusion of age-appropriate communication skills that students need to express and respect sexual consent, protect others as a bystander when they see bullying, and seek appropriate help to avoid sexual abuse or rape.

Local control remains with parents and school boards in each district. Parents are always encouraged to engage in home discussions of their family values, and they can opt their child out of school-based sex ed discussions.

Please keep our

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Chinese schoolchildren missing out on sex education, observers say



a group of people sitting at a table: Many Chinese schoolchildren are missing out on a formal sex education, observers say. Photo: Xinhua


Many Chinese schoolchildren are missing out on a formal sex education, observers say. Photo: Xinhua

A lack of suitably qualified teachers and conservative family attitudes mean Chinese schoolchildren are missing out on a formal sex education, observers say.

According to Li Hongyan, national programme officer at the Unesco Beijing cluster office, demand for sex education “far exceeds supply”.

“Family should be where sex education is first taught, but parents tend to shift the responsibility to schools because of their limited knowledge or personal values,” she said.

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“But schools also face many challenges, including the lack of specialist teachers and possible objections from parents.”

Sex education has been a mandatory part of the school curriculum in China since 2011, but Li said there was a lack of training programmes for teachers, with Chengdu

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Casting News: Jason Isaacs to Join the Third Season of ‘Sex Education’ | Anglophenia

Sex Education kicked off in 2019, starring Anglo faves Gillian Anderson (The Fall) and Asa Butterfield (Hugo). Anderson takes on the role of a sex therapist and single mum to a teenage son, Otis (Butterfield).

There have been two seasons to date, with a third on its way.

It’s just been confirmed that Jason Isaacs (The OA) will be joining the established cast as Peter Groff, reports Empire Online. He’s the older brother to Mr. Groff (Alistair Petrie), the headmaster of Otis’ school. He’s described as being more successful than his little brother and not shy to make it known. Mr. Groff goes to live with his brother, as he’s now separated from his wife.

As you can imagine, it’s a bit awkward for Otis having a sex therapist as a parent. It’s apparent in the trailer for season one, where Anderson’s character

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Wait, what? A Harry Potter star joins Sex Education cast



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Since Sex Education two was released back in Jan THIS YEAR (remember, before 2020 essentially nosedived?) and we have been wondering if Otis and Maeve will finally find love.

Honestly, if we don’t see the unlikely pair thriving in season three, we will revolt.

Will-they-won’t-they aside, the Netflix bosses have some brand new faces in store for season three, which is due to be released in 2021 – one being a very familiar face from Harry Potter.

Jason Isaacs, who played HP’s Lucius Malfoy, has been cast as former headmaster Mr Groff’s older and more successful brother Peter.

Oooh, drama. ☕

Jason isn’t the only new star who will appear in season three. Oh no. Jemima Kirke – who is best known for HBO’s Girls – will play the new headmistress, after Mr Groff is placed on leave by the school administrator.



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