– first sexual experience of young girls frequently forcedBy Rabindra RooplallViolence breeds violence. Children learn and perpetuate violent behaviours in environments that tolerate and accept such violence, according to various studies.Children are not excluded from violence since a study has revealed that one-sixth of school-going adolescents had been physically abused, mainly by an adult at home.Annually,Cheap NFL Jerseys
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