National media briefing: the Family Education Trust, the Women's Sport and Fitness Foundation, the National Association for People Abused in Childhood, Oxfam and Scope

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

The Family Education Trust has condemned a new sex education website, created by the NHS and council officials, as "grossly irresponsible" because it features explicit sex tips for children as young as 13.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

Women are being denied the chance to capitalise on the legacy of the London Olympics, according to the Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation

See BBC News for full story

Charities working with people who have been sexually abused, including the National Association for People Abused in Childhood, say they have seen an increase in the number of victims calling their helplines in the wake of the news about Sir Jimmy Savile.

See BBC News for full story

Oxfam has cast doubt on an international scheme to boost the provision of the most effective treatment for malaria.

See BBC News for full story

Disability charities, including Scope, have given a cautious welcome to a government announcement that more claimants are receiving maximum unconditional disability benefit payments.

See The Guardian for full story

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