LGBT charter adopted in 60% of Scotland secondary schools. Why is it important?

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04/25/2023

In Scotland, about 60 per cent of the secondary schools have adopted the ‘LGBT charter’ which aims to promote acceptance among teachers and students The Herald reported. The initiative has been introduced by the non profit organisation ‘LGBT Youth Scotland’, which claims to be the Scotland’s national charity and is aimed to foster acceptance among teachers and students alike through training sessions that challenge prejudice and promote diversity and equality. The scheme has been welcomed by 212 out of the country’s 357 secondary schools, along with 40 primary schools and 21 colleges and universities, which have either been awarded the charter status or are currently working towards it.

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