Pretoria – The planned introduction of unisex toilets in schools may backfire on the Department of Basic Education and subject pupils to increased risks of sexual impropriety.
This was the views of some pupils who spoke to the Pretoria News. Other pupils, however, felt unisex toilets in schools would not harm anyone.
The proposal in the draft guidelines by the department intended to create a safe, inclusive schooling environment for pupils of all sexual orientations and identities. It recommended that schools provide unisex toilets and changerooms, as well as individual stalls.
Gendered bathroom signs and more cubicles are touted as a solution. The concept guidelines include the abolishment…
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