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Schools & NGOs unite to battle child abuse

Posted on September 27th, 2017 in Child Protection |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 27, 2017

Source: The Times of India

Pune : The Kalyani School with The Kailash Satyarthi Foundation conducted a rally comprising school children to create awareness regarding child trafficking and abuse on Tuesday morning.

The programme was a part of the Bharat Yatra event organized by the foundation. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents, schools must handle children’s issues sensitively

Posted on September 26th, 2017 in Child Protection, Infrastructure |

Prajakta Joshi, September 26, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

PUNE: When incidents like abuse or even corporal punishment happen in a school, it doesn’t just affect the victim but also other children. For instance, after the murder of a 7-year-old at Ryan International School, Gurgaon, there were reports of his classmates being scared of going back to school, and the panicked parents too were agitated.

Hyper-vigilance from parents creates negative impact 
Speaking about the need for this issue to be handled in a sensitive manner, city-based child psychiatrist Dr Bhushan Shukla said, “Whenever such incidents happen, Read the rest of this entry »

Security measures surprise PTA checks, Third party audits

Posted on September 26th, 2017 in Child Protection, Infrastructure |

Aliaya khan , September 25, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

With the Safety of School Students on Campus being the latest concern of schools after the horrifying murder of a student in the toilet of rayan international School, Gurgaon Most School Management say they have now to relook at the security of the students on the campus in an entire new light .

With most schools already having installed CCTV Cameras on campus or ensuring lady attendants are present in buses or toilets the schools are now going beyond the “expected” measures, stating that it isn’t Enough. Read the rest of this entry »

Complaints of child abuse get dropped over lack of support

Posted on September 25th, 2017 in Child Protection |

TIMES NEWS NETWORK, September 25, 2017

Source: The Times of India

 Pune : Coping with the trauma of sexual abuse is a daunting task, more so if the victim is a child. Without proper support from the society and the government, most parents of abused children prefer to “move on.“

A student of a city school, who was abused by a driver a few months ago, is still to recover from the trauma. The student has changed schools, and the family has moved from their residence. They have even requested the police to not bother them anymore. This, however, is not an isolated case. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents concerned, however not aware, for their children’s safety at schools

Posted on September 25th, 2017 in Child Protection |

Prajakta Joshi, September 24, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

PUNE: School is the place where children spend the maximum of their day time and that’s why incidents like Gurugram is bothering parents who are worried about the safety of their school going kids more than ever.

PARENTS WORRY ABOUT CHILDREN’S SAFETY
In a recent interaction by Pune Police Commissioner Rashmi Shukla with school principals and teachers in the city, she read out the issues and suggestions voiced by concerned parents in Pune through social media. “Parents don’t trust the schools anymore,” Shukla said. Read the rest of this entry »

Schools revamp security measures

Posted on September 23rd, 2017 in Child Protection, Infrastructure |

Prajakta Joshi, September 23, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: Post the gruesome murder of a seven-year-old student at Ryan International School, Gurugram, many schools in the city have started revamping the security management systems in their premises. As the news of the incident made headlines around the country, the parents started worrying about their kids. They even started questioning the school authorities on whether the school they are sending their children to is safe enough or not. Read the rest of this entry »

Skill council wants to audit schools

Posted on September 21st, 2017 in CBSE, Child Protection, Schools |

Neelam Pandey, September 21, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

THE COUNCIL OFFERED TO SUGGEST WAYS TO STRENGTHEN SECURITY AND VIGIL IN SCHOOLS, AND SAID THAT IT CAN HELP TO CONDUCT PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS

From page 01 NEWDELHI: Amid growing concern over the safety of schoolchildren following the murder of an eightyear-old in Ryan School, Gurgaon, the Security Sector Skill Development Council (SSSDC) has told the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) that it can carry out safety audits of all schools through its specially trained auditors. Read the rest of this entry »

In meeting with 700 schools, cops outline must-take safety measures

Posted on September 20th, 2017 in Child Protection, Schools |

EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE, September 20, 2017

Source : The Indian Express

SAFETY AUDIT of school premises conducted by police officials presence of police personnel outside school gates, representation of police officials in school bus transport committees functional CCTVs in schools and woman attendants deputed in washrooms and buses. These were some of the measures discussed at a meeting between Pune Police officials, and principals and headmasters of several schools and junior colleges, held at the Nehru Memorial Hall on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Police chief asks principals to ensure students’ safety

Posted on September 20th, 2017 in Child Protection |

ST Correspondent, September 20, 2017

Source: Sakal Times

Pune: In order to ensure that the children are safe in schools and to inform the teachers about security measures they need to take in their schools, Pune Police Commissioner Rashmi Shukla interacted with school principals and teachers on Tuesday. Shukla said the ‘Police Kaka’ initiative, that was launched a couple of months ago, has reached 1,122 schools and the rest of the schools would be covered soon.  Read the rest of this entry »

Principals, teachers raise security issues

Posted on September 20th, 2017 in Child Protection, Teachers |

Shalaka Shinde, September 20, 2017

Source: Hindustan Times

If you feel there are certain undesirable elements or the behaviour of some employee is out of the way, you can ask him to get his police verification done again as one of the service conditions.
RAVINDRA KADAM, additional commissioner of police

PUNE: Principals and teachers of over 700 schools and colleges, present at the awareness programme conducted by Pune police commissioner Rashmi Shukla, raised security concerns faced by their schools. Read the rest of this entry »