Once as children we learnt, and then as parents some of us taught our children – how to cross the road, not to play with fire, not to talk to strangers. Today we need to learn and teach our children -in a way they can understand – about child sexual abuse.
More than 20,000 cases of child sexual abuse are recorded every year in India, many more go unreported. When the child is too afraid to speak up, the onus is on everyone of us to try and understand what the child might be trying to say.
The video is a part of #FullStop campaign launched today by Bachpan Bachao Andolan (BBA), in association with Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation (KSCF).
Visit #FullStop website to know how to identify children who are being abused and also to self-heal if you have been abused.
If you think your child has been abused or a child comes to you and expresses his/her trouble,
1. Believe the child; children rarely lie about sexual abuse.
2. Commend the child for speaking up.
3. Assure the child that you will protect him or her.
Check Out the full campaign done by The Logical Indian
STOP CHILD ABUSE. NOW!A Campaign By The Logical IndianStay tuned with the campaign for more!Please share, remember, we are either parents or parents-to-be.
Retiring after spending 32 years in the Indian Army, Col Chris Rego is helping change the destinies of hundreds of children in conflict-affected North East India through his “White Bullets” initiative. With this initiative, he hopes to bring peace and progress to communities across North East India.
Luminouswanted to bring out the Colonel’s story to the world to inspire and motivate others as it believes that education is a strong tool to empower women. It is supporting Col Rego’s cause through an initiative called #Luminaries – the brave people who stand up for causes like girl child education and make a difference in the society.
Col Rego’s journey started over a decade ago in Manipur when a tribal woman knocked on his door pleading for support for her daughter’s education. Touched by the woman’s story, Col Rego and his wife delved into their savings and arranged for the money for the girl’s education. Two years down the line, the woman returned, this time with a small pumpkin and a shawl that she had knitted, and all the money she had borrowed. Moved and realizing that their money could make lives rather than earn paltry interest, Col and Mrs. Rego embarked on a journey to arrange for sponsorship of many more underprivileged children.
Retiring from the Army, Col Rego took over as CEO of Sunbird Trust, a not-for-profit organization which he founded in 2014. The Trust now sponsor over 1,000 children in 21 locations acrossNorth East India. The centre of Sunbird Trust’s activities is at beautiful Ijeirong, Manipur.
Recognizing Col Chris’s immense work, Luminousacknowledged him as their first Luminary. Through this, they hope to bring more power to his elbow in the notable work he is doing. The Luminousteam travelled to remote Ijeirong village and installed solar products. These solar products will help in providing power to the entire campus 24/7 for the very first time.
The Logical Indian salutes Col Christopher Rego for his untiring efforts and leadership. His efforts are already having a cascading effect on people from across India joining the “White Bullets” endeavour. Quite amazingly, education, in itself so empowering, is merely a means to PEACE. We hope the path illuminated by #Luminary Col Rego and his Sunbird Trust team acts as a beacon for others to follow.
If you too have stories of change, share them with us. And if you want to connect with Colonel Rego, click here.