➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
India: Role of schools in child protection
Morung Express – June 24, 2017
Citing study data maintained by Childline India, Mali said that only 10 percent of schools nation-wide reported having a Child Protection Policy while only 1% schools have a sexual harassment policy. Only 3% of schools reported having grievance committees for issues relating to SC/ST and human rights issues, 2% for gender discrimination and 4% for issues related to corporal punishment, he said, while adding that 64% schools reported taking no measures to ensure safety of children outside school premises.