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Unisex toilets in high school

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gorionine Thu 24-Sep-09 18:20:29

Apparently it lessens the risk of bullyinghmm is it really common? (the unisex toilet, not the bullying)

How does it help against bullying?

JeminTheDungeon Thu 24-Sep-09 18:21:28

Dunno- wouldn't want to use them though...

katiestar Thu 24-Sep-09 23:45:49

I'd be surprised if they were even legal. i would have thought each cubicle would have to contain its own washbasin to meet law.

gorionine Fri 25-Sep-09 10:26:04

They seem to be legal as it appears to be a new gouvernement guidlinehmm It really does not convince me though! (they mignt have several wash bassins I suppose Katiestar.)

BBC on th subject

thedollshouse Fri 25-Sep-09 10:29:17

Oh god I remember at that age how mortifying it was changing a tampon there is no way I would have been able to if there were boys in the next cubicle. Don't these people have any sense, do they not remember what it is like to be a self-conscious teenager? hmm

mumoverseas Fri 25-Sep-09 12:36:04

They must be legal, they have them in Ally McBeal grin

hmm not sure I'd like it though, particularly with a teenage girl whose periods have just started

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