It is now generally accepted that bullying is a reality in most societies and Irish society is no exception. Some research has shown that those who are perceived as weak or different in society are more prone to being bullied.
This review set out to examine three sets of key questions. 1. What is the extent and impact of homophobic bullying on pupils? 2. How is homophobia and sexual orientation addressed both within classrooms (issues relating to curriculum) and as part of whole school approaches? 3.
Violence is a major barrier to education for millions of girls across the globe. The prevalence of violence against girls affects both their rights to education and their rights in education, and is the focus of a new ActionAid International advocacy initiative.
This report maps out a plan of action - action spaces - for addressing gender-based violence drawing from fieldwork in Swaziland and Zimbabwe in the last quarter of 2003.