Sex expert too hot for education department to handle

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Sex expert too hot for education department to handle

It says Dr Eve was ‘pushing for a focus on sexual pleasure’ in curriculum. Not true, she replies

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The department of basic education has axed sex therapist Dr Marlene Wasserman from the panel of writers hired to develop new lesson plans for life orientation because she wanted the focus to be on “sexual pleasure”.

Popularly known as Dr Eve, the clinical sexologist was awarded a three-month contract to assist in compiling lesson plans for pupils in grades 4-12.

The initiative forms part of the department’s comprehensive sexuality education (CSE) programme, aimed at addressing the scourge of HIV/Aids, sexually transmitted infections and teenage pregnancies...

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