Editorial comment – Shocking statistics

Nadi Centre for Special Education students during the International Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

STATISTICS coming out during an International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking event yesterday were shocking to say the least. Sex-related offences in schools increased from 578 cases in 2017 to 820 last year, said Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Ministry welfare officer John Powell. He said the increase in sex-related offences by about […]

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