Welcome to Dorset Humanists

Dorset Humanists is a welcoming group for humanists, atheists and agnostics who seek to live ethical and fulfilling lives on the basis of reason and humanity. We meet in Bournemouth for informative and enjoyable presentations, debates and discussions on a wide range of subjects including ethics, science, religion, philosophy, politics, our environment and much more. We also organise regular social events.

Humanism in Ugandan Schools

Humanism in Ugandan SchoolsSaturday 13th December 2.00pm 
Moordown Community Centre, Coronation Avenue, Moordown Bournemouth BH9 1TW

A presentation by Steve & Hilary Hurd

A third of Uganda’s population live in severe poverty, belief in witchcraft, demonic possession and pseudoscience is widespread, and the country has been identified as the world’s most dangerous place to live if you are gay.

Against this backdrop of superstitious beliefs and religious bigotry, the Uganda Humanist Schools Trust was established to support three secondary schools offering liberal secular-humanist education in impoverished rural communities, providing otherwise-unattainable education for children growing up without electricity, sanitation, or running water, many of whom are orphans. The schools aim to provide an education that respects freedom of thought and expression, rational scientific enquiry, human rights, gender and racial equality, and that attains high levels of achievement and social responsibility.

Please come along to discover the remarkable story of these inspirational schools and their achievements.

Free entry (donations appreciated).     Everyone welcome!

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