171 students abused by teachers from Jan to Nov
A total of 171 students were abused by teachers at different educational institutions from January to November this year and among them two students take their lives, according to a study of human rights organisation Ain o Shalish Kendra.
Executive Director Shipa Hafiza today revealed the findings during a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club protesting the suicide of Aritry Adhikary, a class nine student of Viqarunnisa Noon School and College.
Child Right’s Advocacy Coalition in Bangladesh organised the human chain.
The coalition today condemned the humiliation of the ninth grader and her parents by teachers at Viqarunnisa Noon School and College.
They also gave a list of recommendations to the government in order to stop the physical and mental abuse of students in the educational institutions.