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 …

Tracking Child Labour

Sujay Sarkar As per definition, Child Labor refers to “The employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school and that is mentally, physically, socially or morally harmful “. According to the International Labor Organization;ILO ( C 138 ) OF 1973, “Child labor refers to any work performed by …