Year: 2016

Creating environments free of child sexual abuse – The Hindu
Mumbai: A Mumbai-based organisation, Arpan, works towards creating environments free of child sexual abuse (CSA). It holds child safety education, both for children and the adults around them, including teachers [...]
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Vidya Balan On Kahaani 2 And Theme Of Sexual Abuse – NDTV
It is heartening that we, Sujoy [Ghosh, director] and I, could tell this story. Child sexual abuse is a reality. I’m glad we could handle the subject sensibly and sensitively. [...]
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A personal safety kit to prevent child sexual abuse – DNA
Arpan, a non-govermental organisation (NGO) working towards the cause of preventing child sexual abuse launched the Personal Safety Education (PSE) kit for Class I-VI, on Thursday, at YB Chavan Centre, [...]
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Kit to fight child sexual abuse unveiled – Times of India
Arpan, an NGO working to stop child sexual abuse, has developed a personal safety education kit for teachers in schools, institutions and communities. The free kit, for classes I-VI, was [...]
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Schools told to teach students about lodging sexual abuse plaints on e-box – DNA
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has recently launched a platform for children to report cases of sexual abuse. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act [...]
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The deafening silence of child abuse – Indian Express
Child abuse is largely preventable. But the burden of prevention has rested for too long on our children’s tiny shoulders. Generations of Indian children have watched their parents remain silent [...]
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The scene of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) in India – Jaago Re
India shelters 430 million children, approximately one in five children (individuals under age 18) in the world and the government assesses that 40 % of India’s children are susceptible to [...]
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Her Courage To Dream Of Change Has Helped 130,000 Children – The Logical Indian
“Entrepreneurs have a mind-set that sees the possibilities rather than the problems created by change.” This quote beautifully describes the journey and conviction of Pooja Taparia, the founder of Arpan. Her [...]
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How This Mumbai-Based NGO Is Protecting Children From Sex Offenders – NDTV 24X7
According to government figures, 53% children in India are abused and in half the cases, the abusers are known to the child MUMBAI:  Sex education is a near alien concept in [...]
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