Chennai has welcomed the speedy verdict by a local court in the Hasini rape and murder case, but over 80% of child rape cases in the state continue to languish in courts due to inefficiencies and delays in the judicial system.
Students from the Madras School of Social Work are working with less-privileged children from the area, to divert them from the ills of their social environment and help them develop as productive individuals.
Students of the AMM Matriculation HS School in Kotturpuram were tired of the political posters that made their compound wall an eyesore, till a group of art-loving students decided to take matters in their hands. And look at the results!
In July 2017, the Nisaptham Trust announced the launch of libraries at 15 government schools across TN at a function held at the Anna Centenary Library in Chennai. For the visiting school kids and teachers, it was an experience of a lifetime.
The Rubella vaccine, taken before pregnancy, prevents hearing defects in newborn children. For children born with impairment, early diagnosis and treatment can help them learn to speak and lead near normal lives.
Breaking the silence around child sexual abuse and teaching students, parents and teachers how to prevent it – that is the main objective of the Project Masoom sessions. You, too, could be a part of it!