POCSO Workshop for Teachers at DPS Tapi


News Flash from Tapi Tarang 2017-18

A presentation on POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012) was held at DPS Tapi for faculty members by Ms. Ritu Bhatla, HOD, Senior Secondary Section, DPS Surat on 14 October 2017.

The presentation delineated some major points on forms of sexual abuse on children, reporting it through proper channels, necessity of forming Child Protection Committee in every schools and checking into misuse of the protection act. The POCSO, which came into being from 2012, has been revolutionary in addressing child rights and protection throughout the country.

The presentation had interactive discussions and was extremely informative. School, as a second home, has to be made safe and any signs of suspicious activities or alienation of a child from daily activities should be monitored. Preparedness and vigilance is needed to keep our children safe from any forms of offence.

Click Here for pictures of the event.

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