Ministry urged to remove ‘homophobic’ books - News Summed Up

Ministry urged to remove ‘homophobic’ books


Usually, Wor Lor Por takes about 8 to 10 months to handle such cases. The books are approved by the Education Ministry committee and used in about 30,000 secondary and high schools across Thailand. Health education textbooks are either published by, or regularly reviewed by, the education ministry, said Nitsuda Apinunpaporn, head of the committee responsible for textbooks. Nitsuda said the health education books that had gender-discriminatory content were produced before the rise of LGBT movements. “The health education textbooks advise students to keep their LGBT friends at arm’s length.


Source: The Nation Bangkok October 09, 2018 20:02 UTC



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