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violence de jeunes filles en miliue scolaire

Dans une des écoles privées de la ville de Bukavu en RDC, un promoteur d'une école a couru avec une fille élève de son école à la fin de l'année passée sous pretest qu'il va l'aider à passer facilement dans la classe supérieur. C'est ainsi que pendant les vacances la pauvre fille s'est retrouvée enceinte. Quand les parents de cette élève ont remarqué leur fille est engrossée, en l' interrogeant sur sa grossesse la fille a désigné le promoteur de leur école. Alors les parents sont allés chez le monsieur et cet dernier les a proposé l’arrangement à l'amiable. Mais les parents une fois à la maison ils ont décidé d'aller à la justice. Le monsieur a été informé avent d’être interpellé et a pris fuite. Grande surprise il a fuit avec une autre fille de la même école.

Jusqu'à présent le promoteur et la jeune élève sont à destination inconnue, tendis que celle qui est enceinte reste à la maison car elle n'a plus la chance d'étudier cette année scolaire. Maintenant, nous entent que mama shujaa qu'est ce qu'il nous faut pour combattre et mettre fin à ce genre de violence?

English translation by PulseWire member Aurore

In a private school in Bukavu, RDC, the promoter went with a girl student last year, saying that he would help her get more easily in the next class. Consequently, this poor girl became pregnant during the holidays. When her parents noticed, they asked her about the father and the girl designated the promoter. Her parents then went to see him and this man proposed to arrange the situation by an amicable agreement. When the parents got home, they still decided to fill in a complaint. Before he could get arrested, the man learnt about it and ran away. Big surprise, he ran with another girl from the same school.

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Aurore's picture

Traduction World Pulse

Bonjour ! Je suis Aurore, traductrice volontaire pour World Pulse. Merci d'avoir partagé cet artilce sur les abus subis par les jeunes filles. L'école ne devrait pas être un lieu de violence pour les élèves. Afin de rendre votre message accessible aux membres anglophones, l'équipe World Pulse met à disposition cette traduction en anglais. N'hésitez pas à partager d'autres expériences et idées. Votre voix compte sur World Pulse ! Chaleureusement, Aurore.

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In a private school in Bukavu, RDC, the promoter went with a girl student last year, saying that he would help her get more easily in the next class. Consequently, this poor girl became pregnant during the holidays. When her parents noticed, they asked her about the father and the girl designated the promoter. Her parents then went to see him and this man proposed to arrange the situation by an amicable agreement. When the parents got home, they still decided to fill in a complaint. Before he could get arrested, the man learnt about it and ran away. Big surprise, he ran with another girl from the same school.

Kadidia's picture

Violence en milieu scolaire

Kabulany,

Il ya 2 volets a ce probleme.
1-Le premier est l'abus de confiance vis-a vis de l'eleve et des parents
2-Le manque de vigilance des parents et leur manque d'education vis-avis de ce genre de problemes.

Il ya abus sexuel qui devrait etre penalise par une sentence lourde en prison puisque l'instituteur semble l'avoir fait sur plus d'une eleve. Neanmoins, la premiere regle est de ne laisser aucun enfant seul avec adulte quel que soit le sexe de l'enfant, et la porte de la classe doit rester ouverte.
Deuxiemement, ne pas etre instruit n'a jamais empeche des parents de poser des questions a leurs enfants sur ce qu'ils etudient avec l'enseignant quitte a avoir quelqu'un dans la famille pour faire le suivi, ou encore rencontrer l'instituteur pour unpoint de l'evolution de l'enfant,

Si je puis me permettre, je preconiserai que vous formiez des associations d eparents d'leves pour:
-suivre la vie scolaire de vos enfants
-eduquer les instituteurs sur le code de conduite que vous attendez base sur les evenements que vous relatez,
-que vous eduquiez les enfants filles et garcons sur ce qui est acceptable ou pas venant d'un adulte ou d'un ami de classe
-instruire la communaute generale sur les consequences de ce genre d'acte; demander le soutien de la police pour expliquer les consequences judiciaires de pareils comportements.

Faites en sorte que ce soit quelque chose de grand avec beaucoup de bruits pour reveiller la lethargie de toute la societe locale et meme nationale. Tenez nous au courant de la suite des evenements.

Kadidia Doumbia

Kadidia Doumbia

irina_costa's picture

Sur l'abuse des jeunes filles

Bonjour Kabulany,

I've read your story about the abuses a certain instructor inflicted on your community, especially on two particular young girls.

This is all very frustrating and dangerous. I wonder if there are any information sessions at schools on sex education - meaning sessions where young girls are thought the meaning of certain acts, how to read the intentions of male adults or the consequences of unprotected sex. It is disturbing for a young girl to go through a pregnancy as it is to fall pray to a child abuser ( and this is what the instructor looks like). For me the only way to deal with such cases on a community level is through education campaigns - people should learn that such behavior on the part of a teacher is unacceptable and intolerable, they should feel empowered to speak about inadequate adult-child relations, they should be sensitive to the fact that children victims of sex abuses are indeed innocent victims and the blame lays fully on the adult; all of us should also be more aware that children are tought to trust adults beyond question and sometimes such adults profit of this situation and manipulate it for their own benefits.

It is also important that in your community women learn more about contraceptives, of how they can prevent unwanted pregancies and maybe be encouraged to share this info with their daughters from an early age,

all best

irina

Irina Costache

Noriah Ismail's picture

Sad but true

Good article Kabulanyi. You have raised some awareness on a common issue which

affects many women especially in developing countries.

It is disheartening that many parents still trust some strangers to take care of their daughters

when they are promised some good fortunes or better future whereas such promises can be very misleading.

In today's world where many people like to take advantage of others

parents must be careful and mindful of the safety of their children especially their daughters and not trust anyone easily!!

Dr.Noriah Ismail
Senior Lecturer
Academy of Language Studies
UiTM Segamat Johor
Malaysia

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