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Sexual harrassment in schools.

Sexual harrassment in schools.

Children as young as six suffer sexual violence in school, MPs heard during a debate on the issue in Parliament.

Tory MP Maria Miller said one mother had told her that her six-year-old was raped by a classmate but her teachers dismissed it as "playful activity".

Another parent told her his daughter had been raped at school.

Minister for Women Anne Milton said parents who felt their child was unsafe should go to children's social care and there remained "much more to do".

The government also said it would issue more guidance to schools on dealing with sexual harassment.

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