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Everyone benefits from reducing violence in schools
Everyone can play their part in reducing school violence
Research shows corporal punishment can cause children to feel suicidal
Children have the right to be safe at school
90 countries legally permit corporal punishment in schools
No country is immune from violence in schools
Violence in schools happens everywhere, every day
Violence in schools has devastating long-term consequences
All violence in schools is preventable
In Zambia one-third of 13-15 year-olds have been raped
Children who suffer family violence are more likely to be bullies
Our school principal punishes us very hard. She makes us go down on our knees over small stones or bottle screw tops for over 20 minutes and also she often pulls our ears.