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Nov262009

Boys face compulsory feminism programs in state schools across Victoria

Boys face compulsory feminism programs in state schools across Victoria in a major push to prevent violence against females. Possible classroom activities include students acting out scenes of sexual coercion after which students would suggest more appropriate behaviour. A VicHealth report for the state Education Department calls for teachers to be trained in gender, violence and sexual health issues so they would be comfortable discussing "taboo" issues. But it would help if teachers could "make the program fun", the authors said.

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