Sexual abuse ‘normalised’ in UK schools as boys pester girls for ‘nudes’


Soma Sara, the 22-year-old who started the ‘Everyone’s Invited’ website on which teenagers have been posting accounts of sexual harassment and abuse, in London, Britain. — Reuters

LONDON: Sexual harassment and online sexual abuse has become “normalised” in English schools, inspectors said on June 8, with some girls contacted by up to 11 boys a night asking for nude or semi-nude images.

Nine in 10 schoolgirls interviewed by education inspectors said sexist name-calling and being sent explicit pictures or videos happened “a lot” or “sometimes”.

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