Student attempted to commit suicide due to bullying

A 10-year-old student attempted suicide, as a direct consequence of the bullying generated by his teacher and a classmate.

In Ecuador, 75% of households reported emotional effects on their children during the pandemic

4 out of 10 students felt more distressed or stressed due to virtual education

Specialized organizations, such as the WHO, propose that teachers and parents should be very attentive to signs that alert about possible problems or disorders in mental health.

In Ecuador: the leading cause of death in teenagers is suicide

The National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC), through the technical report of deaths of 2019 reported that the first cause of death in children under 18 years of age is suicide.

Every day, 10 teenagers commit suicide in Latin America and the Caribbean

In the world, 1 in 7 adolescents is living with some diagnosed mental issue.

At least 22% of teachers have felt sudden mood swings during the school year

According to the survey conducted by UNICEF and the Ministry of Education towards 1,200 teachers, 22% said they felt tense, irritated or had a sudden change in mood.