HRC fights for learner

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November 15, 2016
HRC fights for learner

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Transgender pupil 'harassed at school'.

LIMPOPO — The SA Human Rights Commission says it has approached the Seshego Equality Court in Limpopo on behalf of a transgender high school pupil who had allegedly been harassed.

The SAHRC said the Limpopo Education Department and the school principal had been cited as respondents.

“The case arises from allegations of humiliation and harassment based on the gender identity of the learner that created a hostile and intimidating environment,” it said.

The Commission says schools must protect minor learners.

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