Breast Cancer Bracelets
October 17, 2011 by staff
Breast Cancer Bracelets, They may be in the name of breast cancer awareness, but students at a secondary school in the interior of British Columbia are told to abandon their “I Love B**bies” bracelets at home.
The call follows similar bans in several Ontario school districts, who say that the text of the silicone rubber jewelry – that details “I Love B**bies” in bubble letters – not appropriate for school. Some schools in New Brunswick recently imposed a similar ban, as U.S. schools California, Colorado, Idaho, Florida and Wisconsin.
The bracelets are part of a campaign by young people from the strength of a Breast Foundation aims to raise awareness about breast cancer. The organization says that wives help make young people comfortable talking about an issue that can be a taboo and scary at times, but officials with the Kelowna School District say that some students are not using it for the right reasons.
Hugh Gloster Sup said some Springvalley School students are not mature about using them, sports bracelets as an element of novelty.
Gloster said the district was made aware of the situation of the parents complain. They have been banned in the last month.
Last May, students from Durham School District in Ontario are prohibited from using the bracelets of controversy. Other students with the logo on the shirts they were asked to cover.
Keep a Breast of Canada executive director Michelle Murray said the bracelets are sold at a younger demographic that can not respond as well to the campaigns of the traditional pink ribbon, but still want to express their views on how cancer has touched their lives.
“We believe that these bracelets are a wonderful tool to talk to young people to become advocates for breast cancer prevention. We have seen time and again how the” I love breasts? “Bracelets to promote a dialogue for young people to open up and share their thoughts about cancer,” Murray said in an email to CTV News Thursday night.
Murray said most of the young use the bracelets for the right reasons.
She believes the ban may stimulate positive change, and that younger people talking about cancer.
“We looked at this ban as an opportunity for our young supporters to educate their teachers in Canada within a Hold and our mission to eradicate breast cancer by exposing young people to methods of prevention, early detection and support. “
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