Sex-education counsellor Ge Yeyi leads a sex education class in Cixi, Zhejiang province. Photo: VCG via Getty Images Sex-education counsellor Ge Yeyi leads a sex education class in Cixi, Zhejiang province. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
Sex-education counsellor Ge Yeyi leads a sex education class in Cixi, Zhejiang province. Photo: VCG via Getty Images

Revised law on mandatory sex education sparks debate on sexuality in China

  • From 2021, schools should conduct ‘age-appropriate sex education for minors’, helping them protect themselves against abuse and sexual harassment
  • China remains cautious in making education changes, especially on sexuality, according to Unesco Beijing

Topic |   China education
Sex-education counsellor Ge Yeyi leads a sex education class in Cixi, Zhejiang province. Photo: VCG via Getty Images Sex-education counsellor Ge Yeyi leads a sex education class in Cixi, Zhejiang province. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
Sex-education counsellor Ge Yeyi leads a sex education class in Cixi, Zhejiang province. Photo: VCG via Getty Images
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