Apeejay School, Saket participated in the ‘Child Safety Awareness Campaign’ initiated by the Kailash Satyarthi Foundation. A workshop was conducted in the School for students of classes I to XII to create an awareness towards protection of children from sexual abuse and exploitation. It was conducted at three different levels simultaneously according to the varying age groups. Children in the age group of 6 to 10 years were made aware of the importance of ‘learning to say no’ to any person or situation that may make them uncomfortable. They were also taught about ‘Good & Bad touch’ and were equipped with measures to stay safe in school, at home and outside.
For children in the age group of 11 to 13 years, the session on ‘My Body and My Rights’ was conducted by their respective class teachers and for those in the age group 14 to 18 years, a comprehensive session on ‘Child Sexual Abuse, Prevention and Indian Law’ was conducted jointly by the school Principal and Counselor.