National anti school bullying day

National anti bullying in schools day - Today marks a national day against school bullying in France and to mark the occasion a high school in Cannes has launched a project using urban art. Entitled #ArtOnly the school in Cannes la Bocca is using urban art to raise awareness amongst students. The walls of the school have been tagged and painted by artist Pleks from Vallauris with the permission of the education academy of the Alpes Maritimes and the work has been unveiled today. Pleks is already known in Antibes with the installation of a polar bear which was used to raise awareness on global warming.

In 2015 the emergency number 3020 was set up in France for students being bullied.

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