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Girls urged to report sexual harassment


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Dumbuya said that the girl child, especially at primary school level, should challenge every sexual harassments and threats they confronting them.

 She furthered that some parents and teachers hold the view that many girls started facing challenges in school when issues like harassments and threats take the center stage of their output, adding that sexual harassment  in school  is largely derailing the academic excellence of the girl child.

A girl child Edicca Sia Koroma of the Royal Elementary school who speaks on the issue of child labour emphasized that parents and guidance could also be held responsible for the rate of school dropout among girl children.

Felicia Lebbie, Head girl of the Royal Elementary school appreciated the school administration for effectively grooming them in school, to become better pupils; but emphasized the challenges confronting the school.

According to many people the issue of sex for grades has been a public concern to an extent that university authorities have established a body that effectively investigates sex for grade and harassment in schools. 

However, some children raised grave concerns about the effectiveness and enforcement of the law that tends to protect them.

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