Domestic violence

7th August 2009 at 01:00

Ministers are considering making lessons on domestic violence in relationships part of the national curriculum. Sessions are likely to form part of personal, health and social education. Teachers will be given new guidance on tackling "gender bullying". The proposals are part of a cross-government strategy to tackle violence against women and girls to be launched later this year. It is previewed in a review of violent crime published by the Home Office.

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