Girls at a Swaziland school say they are forced to have intimate body searches before they go to classes. Male guards touch their breasts and vaginas, they say.
In happens on a daily basis at Dvokolwako High School, the Observer on Saturday newspaper reported (4 November 2017).
It reported one girl saying, ‘The security man demanded to do thorough body search, teasingly touching my breasts claiming I’m hiding a phone in my breasts and he even touched my private parts saying we hide them in our undies.’ Other pupils reported similar experiences.
The girls’ complaints were confirmed by vendors who worked outside the school gates.
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