03-24-2015, 04:17 PM
Central Board of secondary education (CBSE) has asked all schools associated with the policy compliance mentioned in the protection of children and sexual offenses (POCSO) Act. Board tries its best to prevent all cases of sexual exploitation in the associated school. Rama Sharma, PRO CBSE told PTI, "so strict observance of the protection of children from sexual offenses (POCSO) Act, 2012, CBSE has taken several measures and actions to raise awareness about sexual exploitation among schoolchildren."
Under guidelines mentioned by CBSE schools are required to raise awareness among teachers, management and other employees while focusing on students. The Board believes overcoming challenges sexism, eve-teasing and sexual abuse in schools by making a healthy environment. CBSE has requested gender sensitization, self-defense training for girls, appeals committees, complaint boxes and counseling provisions. CBSE will work on an audit system to ensure harmonious school and classroom.
CBSE has focused on designing manuals and guides that make teaching and the process of learning gender friendly. CBSE has introduced coaches that includes growing up problems, emotional imbalance and management and social discrimination.