Rooting out sexual abuse in schools will require a change in how schools are run‚ and a change in society’s values.This is according to the Federation of Governing Bodies for South African Schools (Fedsas)‚ which said a multipronged approach was needed.The organisation was responding to the report that a police officer tasked with investigating allegations of sexual assault at a Soweto school on Monday allegedly forced two of the 87 victims to undress in a classroom, and molested them.But this is not the only reported incident of sexual assaults on school premises in the past few months.In October‚ a school patrol officer was arrested and charged with three counts of rape and numerous counts of sexual assault after he was accused of sexually assaulting at least 87 girls at the same school where the incident on Monday allegedly occurred.Early in 2017‚ a former Parktown Boys’ High School assistant sports coach was charged with sexually grooming more than 20 learners aged 15-16 years o...

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