This report documents cases litigated by ODI in representation of boys and girls that have been victims of organized sexual violence in schools. It also includes information taken from cases covered by the media and data obtained from public records.
In 2020, a diagnostic tool was developed by Safe to Learn partners to track countries’ progress toward achieving the objectives of the Safe to Learn Call to Action at the national, district and school-level and establish a baseline from which to measure progress.
While there is no doubt that education is transformative, simply going to school is not enough. Real learning, the process of receiving and distilling information, of thinking and creating and producing and socializing, is less likely to happen if a child is scared or traumatized.
Learners with disabilities are disproportionately affected by school violence and bullying at all ages and in all learning settings. This has significant adverse impacts on their education, health and well-being.
This report details the findings from a second nationwide survey of gender and sexuality diverse Australian secondary school students.
Studies on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) in Malawi report that cases of abuse and violence relate to the age and sex of victims. Violence and abuse mostly target the young and females.
In working towards creating inclusive education systems, many countries have failed to address discrimination and exclusion on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and variations of sex characteristics.
The prevalence of school-related violence and, in particular, bullying is not a new or isolated phenomenon, nor is it limited to certain schools or countries. Abundant evidence indicates that bullying is widespread and has a negative impact on educational outcomes.
We aimed to investigate the relationship between homophobic bullying, parental psychological control and sensation seeking among adolescents and young adults and to examine the mediating role of sensation seeking.
This is a summary of the findings from the report of the scoping study done in six locations in Nigeria. The aim of the study was to gather data that will support the development of a national policy on safety and security of schools in Nigeria.