Alarm over teaching nursery children in Scotland about consent


The Scottish Government is to investigate how the concept of “consent” is taught to nursery-aged children, according to a document outlining its strategy to prevent violence against women and girls.

Academics and family groups last night expressed alarm at the proposal arguing that it was “ridiculous” to teach children as young as two or three about consent.

Konse 2bThe row erupted after the Scottish Government published it document “Equally Safe: A deliver plan for Scotland’s strategy to prevent and eradicate violence against women and girls.”

The plan includes measures to teach school children the…

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