April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

"Enough!" writes the Mexico City daily La Prensa on the front page of its Monday edition, a day after more than 5,000 women participated in Mexico's first national march against gender violence.

Marches took place in more than 40 cities, including the Mexican capital, where a sizeable crowd protested what they see as government apathy towards widespread violence against women.

Promoters of the national protest day created the Twitter hashtag #MiPrimerAcoso (#MyFirstHarassment,) which was retweeted in several other Latin American countries, prompting more than 50,000 people to share their personal experiences.

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Teachers v. Parents: The End Of Tunisia's "Golden Age" Of Education

Violence against teachers, poorly received educational reforms, conflicts with parents: In Tunisia, the entire education sector is in crisis.

In a Koranic school in Kasserine

Frida Dahmani

TUNIS — In Sousse, a city in eastern Tunisia, students tried to burn down their school with Molotov cocktails. In Mahdia, a coastal city, an English teacher was dragged before the courts after having given an F to a student. In Ezzahra, in the southern suburbs of Tunis, a student stabbed his history and geography teacher after not being allowed to retake an exam for which he had been absent without an excuse. Another student exhibited female underwear in class to make his classmates laugh.

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