Half Of Young Teens Globally Experience Violence From Peers In, Around School, UNICEF Report Shows

CNN: About half of world’s teens experience peer violence in and around school, UNICEF says
“…The [UNICEF] report, released Wednesday, finds that about half of 13- to 15-year-old students worldwide — or 150 million of them — have said they experience violence, such as physical fights or forms of bullying, from their peers in and around school. In addition, the report notes that students experience other forms of violence at school, such as attacks on classrooms or physical punishment by teachers…” (Howard, 9/5).

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