CHILD SAFETY

  • Bengaluru: With rise in rapes, mother files plea to make school safer December 18, 2014

    A worried mother Maithreyi Nadapana in Bengaluru has filed a petition on change.org to make school safer for children. "When I first came to know about a rape happening in a high end school, it shattered me. I was enraged. As a mother, I was devastated. Where are my children...
  • Bengaluru rape case: Girl's parents fight for greater accountability of school November 2, 2014

    Bengaluru: In the rape case of a 6-year-old girl, Bengaluru Police have decided to file cases against the school for violating safety rules amidst criticism that the government hasn't reacted effectively enough. The parents of the rape victim are also fighting for greater accountability of school. The minor girl's father...
  • Want to monitor children's Internet use? Here are some apps April 2, 2013

    Tornto: With smartphone and tablet users getting younger, new apps can help parents of 2to13yearolds monitor and control their children's use of the Internet. A Pew Research Center study shows that more than onethird of American teenagers own a smartphone, up from more than a fifth in 2011. For nearly half...