Sex education books condemned

30th June 2000 at 01:00
A NORTHERN Ireland pressure group has condemned sex education materials included on an official guidance list for schools.

Family and Youth Concern say primary children are too young to handle books uch as Mummy Laid an Egg, featuring two children drawing diagrams to show their parents that babies are not made of gingerbread, and Bill's New Frock, about a boy arriving at school in a dress.

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