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Female teacher booked for punching Class V student

Posted on July 17th, 2017 in Child Protection, Teachers |

Meeta Ramnani, Jul 16, 2017

Source : Mirror

Boy’s uncle calls it an act of revenge as he had earlier protested against fee hike by the school
A case has been lodged at the Dhanori police chowky against a female teacher of Immanuel Marthoma School for allegedly physically assaulting a Class V student on July 11. The student’s relatives believe that since they had protested and raised their voices against the school regarding fee hike, the school resorted to assaulting him as revenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Pune sexual abuse cases: ‘Communication between schools, kids and parents is key’

Posted on March 24th, 2017 in Child Protection, Transportation |

Sushant Kulkarni | March 24, 2017

Source: The Indian Express

In 4 months, three cases of sexual abuse of children on school buses and vans reported in pune

In the last four months, Pune city police have recorded three cases of sexual abuse on school buses. To prevent such incidents in the future, police say that communication — between parents and children, parents and schools, and schools and police — is the key. In the latest case registered at Uttam Nagar police station on March 13, a 65-year-old school bus driver was arrested for molesting a 10-year-old repeatedly. Read the rest of this entry »

NCPCR conducts survey on safe and secure schools

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in Child Protection |

PTI | Dec 21, 2016,

Source: The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) is carrying out a survey on safe and secure schools in the country, with the data being collected directly from students.

The exercise will be conducted in 80,000 private and public schools, which comprise 5 per cent of the total number of schools in the country.

The study has already commenced in Gujarat. Read the rest of this entry »

Rs 1 lakh insurance for PCMC primary wards

Posted on December 1st, 2016 in Child Protection |

Siddharth Gaikwad, Dec 01, 2016

Source: The Times of India

Pimpri Chinchwad : Around 40,000 students in 130 primary municipal schools in Pimpri Chinchwad will be given health and accidental insurance cover from the current academic year.

Nivrutti Shinde, chairman, PCMC school board, said the students are mostly from poor background. Read the rest of this entry »

PMC school students to get accident cover

Posted on December 1st, 2016 in Child Protection |

Prasad Kulkarni, Dec 01, 2016

Source: The Times of India

Pune : Rs 20L Will Be Needed To Pay The Premium

A day after a 12-year-old student of Rajiv Gandhi e-learning school died after falling from the third floor of the school building, the Pune Municipal Corporation school board on Wednesday decided to provide insurance cover to all students studying in municipal schools free of cost. Read the rest of this entry »

CBSE urges schools to raise awareness on child labour

Posted on June 13th, 2016 in CBSE, Child Protection |

dna correspondent ,June  12, 2016,

Source: DNA

On the eve of World Day Against Child Labour, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) wants its schools to raise awareness among their students and the local community about the violation of child rights. Read the rest of this entry »

Parents launch new helpline to address molestation in schools

Posted on April 28th, 2016 in Child Protection |

Ajit Waykar,Apr 28, 2016,

Source: Mirror

It will provide a platform for parents to discuss and report such issues without the fear of stigma
In 2014, the city had been rocked by the revelation of a spate of child molestation cases in schools, churning the govern ment, school managements and concerned parents into a high frenzy. Read the rest of this entry »

AFTER GIRL WAS EXPELLED FROM SCHOOL FOR DEFECATING… – Father registers case against school

Posted on December 11th, 2015 in Child Protection |

Sandip Kolhatkar,Dec 11, 2015,

Source: Mirror

Principal vehemently denies allegations as cops have decided to investigate the matter further while the parent demands justice
Taking the matter a step further, the father of a five-year-old girl, who had defecated in the classroom and was allegedly beaten up and expelled from the school, registered a case on Tuesday against the New Sangvi-based institution’s principal and other staffers under relevant sections of the Juvenile Justice Act and the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Read the rest of this entry »

State to prevent schools from violating rights of children

Posted on December 3rd, 2015 in Child Protection |

HT Correspondent,Dec 3, 2015,

Source: Hindustan Times

Child rights commission to ensure schools don’t humiliate or traumatise students

MUMBAI: In light of recent incidents of schools meting out harsh punishments to students for flouting the institution’s rules, the Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) has decided to chalk out guidelines. Read the rest of this entry »

WEIGHT OF SCHOOL BAGS – State makes school principals responsible for full compliance

Posted on November 19th, 2015 in Child Protection, Education |

Sunil Baghel,Nov 19, 2015

Source: Mirror

Aschool’s principal would be held responsible if any of his students is found carrying a school bag heavier than the state’s prescribed limit.The state government issued a government resolution to this effect on November 5, a copy of which was submitted before a division bench of Justice V M Kanade and Justice Revati Mohite-Dere on Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »