Based on data from the U. However, our research found that Black female students were more than twice as likely as that their white counterparts to experience all forms of school discipline, from suspension, to expulsion, to referrals to law enforcement, and even arrests:. However, much of the existing research assessing the school-to-prison pipeline within Alabama, has focused solely on Black boys or students of color in the aggregate. Unfortunately, much less discussion has been dedicated solely to the disparate treatment of Black girls within school discipline contexts.
Documentary explores why black girls are punished more at school
Girls and gender | Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children
C'alra Bradley reads verses from the Bible that have given her strength. It was an unfamiliar feeling for the thenyear-old whose life had been disrupted and derailed by one roadblock after another. She beamed as a career coach outlined the course ahead: the stipend for good attendance, the training on construction builds, the high school diploma at the end. The dress and flip-flops she wore were the only clothes she had.
Pushed out and punished: One woman's story shows how systems are failing black girls
Violence against women and girls is universally recognised as a violation of their human rights, but corporal punishment - the most common form of violence which affects girls in all regions of the world - is often overlooked. Corporal punishment is closely linked to intimate partner violence. The two kinds of violence often coexist and may be perpetrated by the same person.