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Ending gender violence in schools: what works and what does research tell us?

Jenny Parkes.  Every day, girls around the world face physical, sexual and psychological violence in and around schools. A male teacher may seek to exchange grades for sex; a member of the community may abuse a girl on her way

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Posted in Childhood & early education, Evidence-based policy, International development

Learning how to challenge violence against girls by confronting inequality

Jenny Parkes  Yesterday marked the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. Around the world, campaigns aim to raise awareness at local, national and international level, broadcasting stark figures about the extent of violence faced by women and girls.

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Posted in International development

Gangs, violence and the pressures on urban boys to act tough

Jenny Parkes Home Office statistics show that 40% of the young people brought before the courts following the August riots were on free school meals; more than a third had been recently excluded from school and two-thirds had a special

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Posted in Childhood & early education
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