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Relationship

education on the law

everyone needs

Providing education on the law surrounding relationships, sex and how this impacts young people and all those living and working with them. 

Designed by former police officers and teachers, following current Ofsted, ISI and Office for Students guidance. 

What's the problem?

91% of 11 year olds have a smart phone.

But do they know laws around sharing photos or videos on their smart phone?

 

29% of girls and young women first experienced sexual harassment when they were 11-13 years old.

But do they know laws around sexual harassment?

 

72% of girls and 51% of boys (aged 13-17) have experienced emotional abuse.

But do they know the laws around controlling or coercive behaviour?

 

25% of girls and 17% of boys (aged 13-17) have experienced physical force in a relationship.

But do they know the laws around physical offences?

 

76% of girls aged 12-18 years old had been sent unsolicited nude images of boys or men.

But do they know the brand new law that has come out surrounding cyberflashing?

91% of sextortion cases dealt with by the Internet Watch Foundation in 2023 concerned male victims. 

But so they know the law around blackmail and image-based abuse?

Current relationship and sex education (RSE) does not come close to appropriately educating young people for modern day life as teenagers and adults. National violence against women and girls (VAWG) and domestic abuse (DA) statistics speak for themselves, highlighting a real societal epidemic, particularly impacting school children and university students.

 

Current RSE guidance does stipulate the law on domestic abuse, VAWG and other related areas should be taught, but in many educational establishments it isn't.  

We know many schools, universities and local services don't have the knowledge, time or resources to educate young people on the law. People don't learn the law unless studying it for a specific reason, e.g. training to become a lawyer or police officer.

The result?

A society where:​

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Services overview

Workshops and seminars on the law surrounding relationships, sex and image-based abuse.

Educational

sessions for pupils and parents/carers

Staff training for education staff & local services

Bespoke training on the law surrounding relationships, sex and image-based abuse. 

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