Stop Bullying

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Sunday 03 December 2017
09:00 to 10:30
The Tent

Bullying among school children is a prevalent issue, and between the ages of 11-13, children begin to practise hierarchies and discrimination amongst themselves. In Sri Lanka it is found that often such bullying has a gendered dimension to it, causing children who do not conform to these pre-conceived ideals to be alienated. The session will use role-playing and an engaged discussion to help children to begin challenging their thinking around this, asking them to consider ‘norms’ and the language (e.g. freak, weirdo, ponnaya) that they use.

Language: English

Ages: 11-13 (boys)

Facilitated by Sharanya Sekaram and Dharini Priscilla – Program Managers of The Grassrooted Trust

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The Grassrooted Trust

The Grassrooted Trust

The Grassrooted Trust works in sexual and reproductive health education. This includes HIV, gender and drug use. Grassrooted also works with survivors of gender-based and intimate partner violence, including those victimised online. Grassrooted is an advocate of age-appropriate relationship education in schools, based on the fundamentals of respect for self, other and difference. 

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