Pink shirt and other more serious concerns… 

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Bullying and the pink shirt campaign is a valid exercise but I’d be more inclined to support programs that support more serious issues like rape! We all so easily back anti bullying yet seem blind to far more troublesome issues like drugs and sexual assault. Why is it schools get behind ‘pink shirt’ day yet always ignore the obvious devastating issue of rape or date rape? It’s time schools and parents wake up and tackle the uncomfortable reality- our girls are abused and our boys are hurting. Rape is not in a vacuum . It is a social scar we need to tackle. If we are wishing for a better culture, I belief rape and forms of sexual abuse is far worse. Bullying is part of the crisis but let’s put our energy where the most damage exists. 

  
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http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34560257

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