"SA primary school learners have experienced sexual violence"

CATEGORY: Human and Social Development
DATE: 3 August 2018
AUTHOR: ChannelAfrica

Over 40% of South Africa's primary school learners have experienced sexual violence.

This is according to a new report by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with Grassroot Soccer and Soul City Institute.

The ''Sexual Violence in Schools in South Africa'' report reveals that such violence would normally occur in classrooms, sports fields or in bathrooms.

Dr. Ingrid Lynch, Lead Researcher at HSRC, says society needs to stop shying away from the fact that primary school learners have sex…

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