Sex education curriculum promote homosexuality in schools - lobby
18 June 2016, 07:27
Kampala - Family Life Network, a Non-Governmental Organization that deals with protection of family values has petitioned Parliament over the new sex education curriculum in schools which it claims has elements that promote homosexuality.
The executive director of the organization, Steven Langa said: ''The curriculum that is taught to children in schools involves studies that are contrary to our values.''
He wants wants Parliament to involve government so that this practice can be stop immediately.
Langa said that as parents, they were worried with the kind of information their children are picking from schools saying if sex education continues in schools they should concentrate on promotion of values like monogamy and abstinence rather than sympathizing with homosexuality.
The Speaker of Parliament on receiving their petition informed them as Parliament that they will look into the matter.
She also urged schools to keep a keen eye on the kind of aid they receive from certain organisations saying not all aid is good.
The Speaker later flagged off the abstinence celebration and pride march which brought together school children and other stakeholders that fight for these values.
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