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Violence bullying rampant in schools Although our children are highly exposed to violence it is consistently higher at school than at home or in the neighbourhood Eight out of 10 adolescents are verbally put down or bullied according to a study Of the children witnessing violence the ones seeing more serious forms of violence that is 28 per cent of the total exposure is alarming Thirteen per cent of adolescents reported violent behaviour On the whole 27 per cent of the respondents were victims of at least one violent act in the past one year The most significant point in the study is that 22 per cent of the adolescents received corporal punishment either from the parents or teachers and these children were poorly adjusted to home school and teachers A majority of perpetrators were those who were either victims or had witnessed violence recently Males were more likely to be a witness victim as well as perpetrator of violence than females These revelations have been made in a study on violence exposure of adolescents in Chandigarh The report by the chief investigator Dr Munni Ray Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics PGI and the co-investigator Dr P Malhi Associate Professor Department of pediatrics PGI was submitted to the Department of Science and Technology Chandigarh The aims and objects of the study were to assess the extent of exposure to violence in children and adolescents going to schools to assess the demographic and socio-economic correlates to exposure to violence to identify the high-risk groups of adolescents who are victims perpetrators and witness to violence respectively and to assess the contribution of the media to violence exposure For this 1500 adolescents both male and female studying in classes VIII-XII in 10 government schools in 2001-02 of Chandigarh were questioned All schools were co-educational except for two which were exclusively for girls There were 789 boys and 711 girl-students The
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