For Freedom And Fairness
Join our campaign for an inclusive and secular education system.
We campaign for the law and the administration of justice to be based on equality, respect for human rights, and on objective evidence.
Blasphemy to intimidation, we've always robustly challenged religious threats to free expression.
Public services that are intended for the whole community, especially those funded by public money, should be provided in a secular context.
We campaign on a wide range of topics where religious privilege impacts public life. Including:
For over 150 years we have campaigned for disestablishment, the separation of the C of E and state.
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
Parents will continue to have the right to withdraw children from sex education at secondary school, the education secretary has said.
Fri, 09 Feb 2018
The NSS has told the Government that young people's access to Relationships and Sex Education should not be restricted on religious grounds.
Tue, 19 Dec 2017
The Government has launched a consultation on guidance which will allow sex education to be taught from a religious perspective.
Wed, 12 Jul 2017
More than 50 faith leaders have warned that schools' ability to teach relationships and sex education (RSE) through a faith ethos could undermine its accuracy and inclusivity.
Wed, 08 Mar 2017
The passage of an amendment to the Children and Social Work Bill means that Relationships and Sex Education will become mandatory in all schools in England.
Yet under the proposals, some of the children and young people most in need of this information, those denied it at home by socially or religiously conservative parents, will still be denied it.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017
From the debate, it is clear that faith schools provide a major hurdle for anyone seeking to safeguard children and ensure that all young people are equipped to navigate the realities of modern life.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017