By Thaddeus M. Baklinski

LONDON, May 31, 2010 ( – An “educational pack” containing information about rape, pornography, prostitution, female genital mutilation, forced marriages and human trafficking, has been produced by a UK group called Rape Crisis, to be used by children as young as 11 in Britain's schools.

According to a report in the Daily Mail the author of the proposed course, Laura Colclough, said the £100 pack supports the government's policies focused on reducing sexual violence against women and was a useful educational tool.

The course, reportedly intended to be given to mixed classes of boys and girls, encourages discussion of topics that include subjects such as “women enjoy rape,” “women ask for it by wearing short skirts, drinking alcohol etc,” and proposes sexual role playing skits.

“It's not from an angle of supporting sexuality or pornography but critically evaluating it,” Colclough said, adding that “Gone are the days when young people are not sexualised. Most, if not all, see the music videos. They see the culture and they surf the internet.”

However, reaction from pro-family groups was swift, with one organization, the Campaign for Real Education (CRE) calling the information packs “over- explicit” and predicting that parents would be “horrified” at the “irresponsible initiative.”

Nick Seaton, of the CRE, told the Daily Mail that “This sort of material is far too explicit to be suitable for schools. Sensible parents will be extremely perturbed that their children are being.


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