A document outlining the Department of Basic Education’s guidelines for the inclusion of different gender identities in schools, and circulated among a limited audience this week, has revealed a range of proposals including encouraging schools to install unisex toilets.
The guidelines proposed are reportedly an attempt to become more inclusive and move away from gender norms in order to accommodate transgender and non-binary children.
In an article published by “The South African”, some of the guidelines set out by the Department of Basic Education include the following:
– Schools will soon be required to provide “genderless/unisex toilets and changing rooms”.
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