Blog

We are the change

Syeda Rumana Mehdi According to UNICEF, 22000 children die of poverty everyday. They die unnoticed in some of the poorest villages, far from the sight of this selfish world. According to SOS, 153 million children worldwide have lost either one or both parents and over 1 billion children live in areas of armed conflict. Have we ever put our feet …

Corporal Punishment And Bullying

Sujay Sarkar Corporal punishment of school students for misbehavior has been outlawed in many countries. It involves striking the student on the buttock or the palm of the hand in a premeditated ceremony with an implement specially kept for the purpose such as a rattan cane or spanking paddle or with the open hand especially at the elementary school level. …

Child Trafficking

Sujay Sarkar       Child Trafficking according to Unicef is defined as “any person under 18 years who is recruited, transported, transferred, harbored or received for the purpose of exploitation either within or outside a country. According to UNCHR (Feb.200 ) – trafficking refers to the recruitment, transportation, purchase, sale, transfer , harboring or receipt of persons : by threat, use …

Child Marriage

Child marriage

Sujay Sarkar     As per definition the term “ Child Marriage ” is used to describe a legal or customary union between two people of whom one or both spouse are below the age of 18.While boys can be subjected to child marriage, the practice affects girls in greater numbers and with grave consequences. Child marriage is often referred to …