Press Esc to close

'Sensitise parents on child abuse'

Bangalore: Mar 4, 2013 DH News Service 0:37 IST

Expressing concern over increasing cases of child abuse, Sister Dueline Crasta, Chief Protection Coordinator, Unicef, urged parents to create a protective environment for children.

She said parents must be sensitised to the issue so that they can deal with it in a better way.

She was speaking on the sidelines of a walkathon organised by the EuroKids group of institutions, in association with the Department of Women and Child Development and Unicef, in the City on Sunday.

Walkathon

The event was organised to spread awareness on the issue of child abuse, neglect and violence inflicted on children.

“Parents are not aware of such abuses in many cases as most of them are perpetrated by those who are close to the family.

“Hence, it is extremely important to sensitise them first than anyone else,” said Crasta. Such an effort would lead to a change in attitude and perceptions, she said.

The walkathon commenced from the various branches of EuroKids at Malleswaram, Whitefield, Indiranagar, Abbigere, Goraguntepalya, Domlur bridge, Marathalli, Kasturi Nagar, BEML Layout and other areas.

“Being in the education field and dealing with children every day, we acutely feel there is an absolute need for an initiative by the school to protect every child from abuse and neglect,” said Geeta Subramaniam, Principal, EuroSchool West campus, Hesaraghatta.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A volunteer uses a water hose to fight a wildfire near houses on the outskirts of Obidos...

A volunteer uses a water hose to fight a wildfire near houses on the outskirts of Obidos...

Jammu and Kashmir Women Police personnel paying tribute to police martyrs during Police...

Jammu and Kashmir Women Police personnel paying tribute to police martyrs during Police...

Executive producer Angelina Jolie arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Breadwinner' on...

Executive producer Angelina Jolie arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Breadwinner' on...

People take photos as the Sarang Aerobatic team of Indian Air force perform formation flying...

People take photos as the Sarang Aerobatic team of Indian Air force perform formation flying...

Indian Air force pilot showing their skill at Bamhrauli air station as the Indian Air Force...

Indian Air force pilot showing their skill at Bamhrauli air station as the Indian Air Force...

Devotees offer prayers to Goddess Kali on the banks of river Ganga before immersion in Kolkata on...

Devotees offer prayers to Goddess Kali on the banks of river Ganga before immersion in Kolkata on...

Indian captain Virat Kohli during a practice session ahead of the India-New Zealand ODI in Mumbai...

Indian captain Virat Kohli during a practice session ahead of the India-New Zealand ODI in Mumbai...

Indian Air force paratroopers perform maneuvers at Bamhrauli Air station as the Indian Air Force...

Indian Air force paratroopers perform maneuvers at Bamhrauli Air station as the Indian Air Force...

Orphan girls put a tilak on boys forehead, during the Bhai Dooj festival, at an orphanage...

Orphan girls put a tilak on boys forehead, during the Bhai Dooj festival, at an orphanage...

Afternoon light fades behind the warmly lit royal crematorium and funeral complex for the late...

Afternoon light fades behind the warmly lit royal crematorium and funeral complex for the late...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.