Stop the sugarcoating: It’s not sexual misconduct by teachers, it’s rape

November 17, 2022 0 By Cypher9ja

It’s time to call “sexual misconduct” by teachers what is really is: rape or statutory rape, says an expert. Victimologist Professor Jaco Barkhuizen said the fact that so many teachers were starting sexual victimisation should worry every parent. “Let’s not call it sexual misconduct and call it what it is: rape or statutory rape. Teachers, like police, nurses and doctors, are considered trusted individuals. We place our trust in them to educate our children,” he said. Barkhuizen said allegations against teachers fundamentally broke the trust in them. “If a teacher is found guilty of any sexual misconduct, they should be…