GBV impacts negatively on children

GBV has a negative impact on all members of the family 
PIC: DAILY MONITOR
GBV has a negative impact on all members of the family PIC: DAILY MONITOR

The degree of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) that children continue to witness at home is said to be impacting negatively on their academic work.

This was revealed by a Family and Community Education Engagement Consultant, Sam Magama, who is also the former chairperson of National Parents and Teachers Association (NPTA) in an interview with Mmegi.

He stated that over the years students’ behaviours have changed, which he identified as a reflection of the society they live in. Magama said GBV has a negative impact not only on the victim but on all members of the family especially children, something that also impacts on their academic work hence the need to forge effective PTA partnerships to transform schools.

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