This indicator measures the number of reported incidents of violence by children against other children in the last 12 months


A significantly low number of reported incidents of school violence does not necessarily reflect a true lack of incidents of school violence; it may actually reflect underreporting of such incidents, which may be indicative of inadequate access to complaint mechanisms and / or inadequate awareness among children of the importance of reporting such incidents

Human Rights Standards: 

Articles 7, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; Article 19, Convention on the Rights of the Child; Article 12 (1) (c) & (d), Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa; Article 17 (1) (b) & 7 (10), (Revised) European Social Charter; Article 6, Inter-American Convention on the Prevention, Punishment, and Eradication of Violence Against Women

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