India has one of the highest number of road fatalities every year and there seems to be no signs of it slowing down. Cyclists and pedestrians constitute more than half of all the road fatalities which is an alarming statistic. Studies also show that the number of road fatalities has increased by 8% annually in [...]
“Patna: 18 students injured as school bus falls in ditch”
“Jodhpur: 27 school children injured in road accident”
“Noida: 8 children injured in school bus accident”
We are far too familiar with headlines such as these and they happened in the first two months of this year [...]
Sending a child to school by bus can be nerve wracking for parents. After all, they don’t know if their child boarded the bus, was safe on it and reached school, let alone if he found the right bus to come home on.
Then consider the statistic from the WHO that 41% of deaths of [...]
GPS, once the exclusive property of the military, has managed to integrate itself into our everyday lives. GPS’s tremendous potential is manifested in the plethora of uses that people constantly come up with.
How you are as a parent does play a very important role in forming the personality of your child as she/he goes into adulthood.
Do you pride yourself as one of those new age parents, indulgent yet strict as per the needs of the situation? Do you worry endlessly and even stay up till your [...]
Child Abuse was and continues to be, one of the most heinous crimes designed and perpetuated by human beings against some of the most vulnerable and defenseless sections of the Indian community. It is a malaise on Indian society that prides itself on the rule of law, democracy and the various freedoms enshrined in the Constitution.
India is a country where all of us should be able to pursue our own measure of happiness and live free from fear. But for the millions of children who have experienced abuse or neglect, it is a promise that goes tragically unfulfilled. Child Abuse Prevention Month is a time to make their struggle our [...]
Ibrahim Vaqar Alvi is only 4 years old. He has a fever and refuses to go to school on his fourth day of school. His dreams are shattered. When he came back from school the day before, he had tears in his eyes, and complained his teacher had hit him.
Abuse can come in many [...]
A seven-year-old was allegedly raped in a MCD school on Thursday in Delhi prompting large protests in the area. Today, bodies of two siblings, aged 5 and 7, who were kidnapped from their school in East Delhi just a few days back were found. Since the horrific assault of Damini/ Nirbhaya in Delhi, attacks against [...]
NorthStar, the world’s leading school bus tracking and child safety system is pleased to announce it’s support for “School Child Safety“, the world’s first news portal dedicated exclusively to school bus and child safety issues worldwide.
It’s at http://schoolchildsafety.info.