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Stepping up Protection of Children with Disabilities

Stepping up Protection of Children with Disabilities

Children with disabilities are likely to more vulnerable to different forms of violence than any other children. They face many types of social, environmental, psychological and physical discrimination and barriers. The Peace Gong bureaus facilitated different consultations on the issue in different parts of India. Society needs to be more sensitive Students taking part in the Bhopal round of Consultations, …

Kerala Violence Against Children

Kerala Violence Against Children

Violence against children is a mounting issue in the present day scenario. Unfortunately India is counted among one of the growing nation where violence against children is ascertained. Every second every day and in every country children suffer and witness violence. Violence against children does not only mean physical torture, rather in include both physical and mental torment. It is …

Children and Media

Children and Media

 Bipra Biswambara Nowadays, children or young adults find themselves in a world where gaining information of any sorts is easy. So is the perceived notion that children are only passive recipients of information correct? Do children believe everything they read or hear? Can they make informed opinions? Even at their tender ages, children start forming an opinion of their own …

Caring for Planet Earth: Children as Trustees

Caring for Planet Earth Children as Trustees

Hanan Ibtissam, Khadija Abid, Eljalil Imad, Samira of Sidi Daoud Middle School, Marrakesh City,  Morocco in a dialogue with the Peace Gong children in India 1. When we human beings argue for people’s rights over natural resources — not just for commercial or industrial use, but even as “our” forests, rivers, land and oceans — are we not forgetting that …

Reality Check on Child Marriage

Child marriage is a major issue in many parts of the country. One such place is Mouldanga village of Birbhum district of West Bengal. Just a few kilometers away from Sriniketan, a cultural hub, this place is cursed by the demons of child marriage along with many other problems like poverty and lack of education. A Reality Check conducted by …