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Sexual harrassment in schools.

Sexual harrassment in schools.

Schools should take action to prevent the sexual harassment of girls by putting in place policies and practices that teach "healthy relationships, consent and boundaries", a group of MPs has said.

The Commons Women and Equalities Select Committee said that schools shouldn’t wait for the introduction of mandatory relationships and sex education to take “every possible action to prevent sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence”.

The recommendation came as the committee published a report on sexual harassment of women and girls in public places, which included accounts of girls in school uniform receiving wolf-whistles and harassment from men.

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