Violence in schools, physical and sexual, underreported

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Students of a midwifery school in El Fasher, North Darfur, participate in a march against Gender Violence. UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Violence in schools around the world is considered as "normal" which is why it is often not documented, according to an expert on international education.

Professor Fiona Leach outlines three broad categories of violence in school-related settings namely physical, psychological and sexual.

Recent studies have also linked violence to low academic achievement.

Speaking to Alex Goldmark, Ms Leach began by detailing those categories of violence.

Duration: 4'43''

 

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