Enabling safety and freedom from abuse within the school

Bhaskaran, Sowmya and Seshadri, Shekhar (2013) Enabling safety and freedom from abuse within the school. Learning Curve (21). pp. 23-25.

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Abstract

Each day, thousands of children across the world face situations characterised by abuse and neglect. The onus of intervention does not lie with any single agency or organisation but is a collective community responsibility. India is home to 19% of the world’s children. A study of 12447 children across 13 states in India showed that young children were most at risk for abuse and exploitation. Two thirds of children were physically abused, over 50% of children had faced one or more forms of sexual abuse and every second child reported facing emotional abuse.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Early childhood education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > Learning Curve
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2018 10:24
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2018 10:24
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/742
Publisher URL: http://apfstatic.s3.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-...

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