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A rape survivor was asked to leave the school for its reputation

A rape survivor was asked to leave the school for its reputation
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Delhi: A rape victim’s parents reached out to Delhi Commission for women when a girl was asked to leave her school by its authorities on the grounds of being a rape survivor.

The parents stated in their complaints that the school had asked her to leave and told that she would be a threat to the reputation of their school, the news minute reported.

The school authorities said:“The school administration feels that the name of their school will be spoiled if the victim comes to school every day. The school also said that the administration would not take any responsibility for the girl’s safety,” informed the parents.

They also mentioned in the complaint that their daughter was not availed the facility of the bus by the school.

A notice was issued by the Delhi Commission for women to the educational department. “This is a very serious matter. The girl is being punished for no fault of hers and it is a very embarrassing and unacceptable matter in today’s world,” DCW chief Swati Maliwal stated.

It was also reported that the principal of the school also told the victim’s friends not to sit next to her. The school has been given five days to respond to the DCW, as per the reports.