Incident Reports

Students injured after being pushed by teacher


Bagmati, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

On 29 August, a student of grade 2 was severely injured on the head after being pushed by the teacher from behind for not closing the drinking water tap. The incidents happened in Penwood Academy in Chakrapath, Kathmandu. After receiving the medical report of head injury the parents went to the police station to file a complaint. The school denied the allegations and defended by saying the student fell on the ground on his own.  Furthermore, the parents have accused the school of beating students as punishments. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Violent
Onesided / Twosided Onesided
Collective / Interpersonal Interpersonal
Primary Form Assault (small group)
Weapons None
Primary Cause Violence in school/university (violence by teachers, hazing, etc.)
Actor 1 - Number of people 1
Actor 1 - Affiliations Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people 1
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Students
Actor 2 - Youth youth
Total Injured 1
Youth Injured 1
National/Online Media