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European Commission dismisses NSS complaint over employment discrimination in faith schools

European Commission dismisses NSS complaint over employment discrimination in faith schools

Thu, 23 Oct 2014

The European Commission has announced it will take no further action against the UK Government after investigating complaints, submitted by the National Secular Society, regarding state funded 'faith schools' legislation and European employment laws.

Tory MP calls for all sex education to be scrapped

Tory MP calls for all sex education to be scrapped

Wed, 22 Oct 2014

During a debate introducing the Sex and Relationships Education (Curriculum) Bill to parliament this week, Conservative MP Philip Davies blamed "sex education fanatics" for a rise in unwanted pregnancies since the 1970s, and called for "less sex education, or even better, none".

NSS welcomes new measures to tackle FGM

NSS welcomes new measures to tackle FGM

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

The National Secular Society has welcomed new government measures announced yesterday to crackdown on the practice of female genital mutilation.

NUS rejects motion on Iraqi/Kurdish solidarity citing ‘Islamophobia’

NUS rejects motion on Iraqi/Kurdish solidarity citing ‘Islamophobia’

Wed, 15 Oct 2014

The National Union of Students' National Executive Committee has rejected a motion condemning the Islamic State and endorsing solidarity with the Kurds and Iraqi people after opponents branded it "Islamophobic".