Student leaders tipped on gender-based violence
Speaking during the regional consultative meeting conducted at St. John Paul II College, in Gulu district, Ekakoro said, “We bring together adolescent female student leaders at the fore front in order to create awareness about HIV/ AIDs spread in schools and the impact of gender-based violence, mainly focusing on sexual harassment of female adolescent girls’ that affects their academic performance.”
The schools which participated in the meeting include, Cream Land high school, Gulu central high school, St. John Paul II College, Sir. Samuel Baker secondary school and Crested Crane secondary school.
Gender-based violence is the most common form of violence that occurs in most homes, schools and work places.