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Spending Less Money On Girls' Sport Than Boys' Is Unlawful Discrimination, Schools Told

7 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

Schools that dedicate more funding to supporting boys' sports teams than girls' are demonstrating “unlawful discrimination”, according to new government guidelines. The move is part of a wider document issued by the Department for Education , outlining the ways pupils should not be segregated by gender, such as only providing food tech classes for girls and metal work classes for boys. Regarding sport, it says: “Where separate teams exist for different sexes, it would be unlawful discrimination for a school to treat one group less favourably - for example by providing the boys' hockey or...
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