Every child has the right to a safe, formal, quality education. Gender-based violence and harassment (GBVH) is a serious and systemic issue in the education sector, with long-term impacts on students’ learning, health, wellbeing, and pathway to employment. This sector brief focuses on GBVH perpetrated against children and adults in the education sector, also commonly known as school-related GBV. It underlines the need to integrate GBVH issues into wider considerations of violence against children.
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