Mzansi up in arms over video of schoolgirls beating up defenseless boy

Mzansi up in arms over video of schoolgirls beating up defenseless boy

The state of South African schools are a worry for all citizens, but most of all for parents. When a video surfaced on social media showing a boy beaten by girls, viewers were left furious, saying if the genders were reversed it would have been a huge story.

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Violence among the youth of South Africa is becoming a bigger problem with every passing day.

Fights in schools between students, and sometimes between students and teachers, are a cause for concern.

A video recently surfaced showing a helpless boy tackled and beaten by a group of girls, and social media users were beyond upset.

Many felt that if the genders were reversed, there would have been outrage over the incident.

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Twitter user @christobed felt that it didn't really matter what the boy was accused of, the violence was uncalled for.

Any lady that asks what's the real story is mad

Another user, @ceeworld21, is convinced the problem lies with the parenting of the girls involved.

Raise better daughters

To @Aspire_ng, any kind of violence is wrong, regardless of the gender of the person on the receiving end.

Any kind of violence is bad, roles reversed or not.

According to @Busty_Pamela, if the boy had dared fight back, he would have been in big trouble for it.

If he swings once the story would change.

The social media user may have a point, reported earlier on an incident where a boy got physical with a girl, and it left South Africans seeing red.

It is hoped that this issue will be addressed with due seriousness, and soon.

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Source: Briefly News

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