February 21, 2024



About 100 middle schoolers walk out of class at East Village school over complaints of sexual harassment

Daily Mail UK

Around 100 students from a New York middle school left class in the middle of the school day on Friday to protest what they say is ‘rampant sexual harassment from peers’.

The young students, consisting mainly of teenage girls from Tompkins Square Middle School, headed to nearby Tompkins Square Park to air their grievances and make their voices heard in public.

The group addressed their fellow classmates as they detailed how girls who attend the school are subjected to unwelcome comments and touching from boys who go there. 

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