Increase in sexual related offences in schools

Nadi Centre for Special Education students during the International Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

SEXUAL –RELATED offences in schools increased from 578 cases in 2017 to 820 last year, says Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Ministry welfare officer John Powell. He said the hike in sexual-related offences by about 30 per cent was a serious cause for concern and called for more parent-child engagement and vigilance on the part […]

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