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“A teacher told me that when he enters the class, he stands by the door in case he has to run away”: Alarming increase in assaults suffered by teachers around the world

“A teacher told me that when he enters the class, he stands by the door in case he has to run away”: Alarming increase in assaults suffered by teachers around the world

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“I feel a strong pressure in my chest. I'm sinking. I feel like I'm going to fall. “I don't even know where I am.”

Two weeks after writing it, South Korean elementary school teacher Lee-Min Cho took her own life. Although suicide is a multifaceted phenomenon, her family found in her journals that she was overwhelmed and harassed by her students' parents.

This unleashed a wave of anger among the country's teachers, who demanded more protection.

This is the most serious facet of a problem faced by teachers around the world: Attacks and increased pressure from parents and students.