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Dear Editor: Religious and feminist factions competing to provide sex education—both are wrong

“The Family Planning Association in its own statement on the issue admits that Comprehensive Sex Education covers ‘the same topics as sex education but it also includes issues such as relationships, attitudes towards sexuality, sexual roles, gender relations and the social pressures to be sexually active’. “But why should education …

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EOC: Denying employment on religious grounds is illegal; SMDS: EOC is soliciting Nafisah and has proven bias

“Members of the public are reminded that denying employment to someone on the basis of their religion may constitute discrimination, and is prohibited by the Equal Opportunity Act. “[…] Persons who have been subjected to discrimination in their employment, on the basis of their religion—or any other status ground—can lodge …

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Garcia’s response to hijab furore “lacks veracity and mature thought;” SDMS issues legal letter to AG

“The SDMS has not deprived Ms [Nafisah] Nakhid of any substantive right, […] indeed, the right of any qualifying citizen to participate in [the State-run OJT] programme cannot equate to a right to be enrolled specifically at the Lakshmi Girls High School. “Therefore, references by the Minister of Education with …

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