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We Are All Change Makers: Abha Singh At She/Talks Mumbai – SheThePeopleTV. It is not always that women get a platform to tell their stories, unfiltered.
She/Talks, an event organised by SheThePeople.TV in association with the Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai did just that. The event saw extraordinary women like spoken word artist Jasmine Khurana, actor Kubbra Sait, lawyer Abha Singh, entrepreneur and marathon runner Vineeta Singh, educationist Dr Swati Popat Vats, air-hostess Nidhi Chaphekar, founder of Arpan NGO Pooja Taparia, and Manager, CRET operations at Toronto International Film Festival Group Tasleem Somji, relegate the audience with their impactful words.
“We’re not just about 50% of the Indian population but we are 10% of the global population” – @shailichopra at #shetalks pic.twitter.com/kLPsdclkvS The sessions touched upon various issues such as, helping child sexual abuse victims to heal, conditioning, facing your fears, restarting your life in the face of adversities, empowerment and the true meaning of success and happiness. Personal safety workbook for children. Training and advocacy for child protection. Personal safety education programme towards Child sexual abuse. Personal Safety Education Programme The Personal Safety Education (PSE) Programme is Arpan’s flagship programme, which comprises 85% of Arpan’s work.
Personal Safety Education Programme is a comprehensive model to empower children to prevent the risk of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and seek support in case of violation. This life skill education module developed by Arpan is conducted in schools, communities, institutions with both boys and girls from Grade I – Grade X to provide them with knowledge and skills to prevent instances of CSA as well as to seek support when such an incident occurs. It aims to reduce the risk factors that are likely to increase the chances of sexual abuse both online and offline by strengthening the protective factors. Child sexual abuse training by NGO professionals. Child sexual abuse - Arpan NGO. You can be an Aware Parent too. Parenting is not an easy task.
Parents take up challenges and support children in realizing their full potential and in keeping them safe. Stories in the media coupled with misunderstandings about Child Sexual Abuse often makes parents feel that Child Sexual Abuse is either inevitable or negligible. It either forces parents to feel helpless or hypervigilant or even be in denial. However, it is a fact that adults cannot be with children all the time. We know it can be hard for parents and carers to talk to children about Child Sexual Abuse. We agree with you, fear is not an effective teaching tool, but confidence is. Only Aware Parents and Caretakers can make children aware and keep them safe. You can be an Aware Parent too! Know more about the issue, the signs and symptoms of CSA, ways to prevent it, support and seek help. How to keep your child safe ?
Windmill Festival, the first international festival dedicated for children up to the age of 11 was recently conducted at Reliance Jio Garden, BKC.
The festival saw a variety of education, awareness and entertainment programs conducted for children and their parents alike. The Windmill Festival is one of the few international festivals conducted in India that is solely dedicated to children. One of the highlights of the festival this year included a component on child sexual abuse awareness, organized by Arpan – An NGO that works towards on the issue of Child Sexual Abuse in the country. Social messages, personal bonds at Mumbai Marathon. The Mumbai Marathon on Sunday was flooded with social messages from prevention of child sexual abuse to keeping the city clean.
Demonstrating their strength, confidence and determination, a few physically-challenged participants completed half marathon taking many by surprise. Without daily practice, Amarjeet Chawla, 63, from Kandivali, who is visually-challenged, completed his 101st half marathon with the help of his escort, Rahul Brahme. With the message “if I can, why not others’’, the marathoner was very happy at his achievement. “I feel great after completing my 101st half marathon. The only challenge was the humid weather,’’ Chawla, an insurance agent, said. As getting help for practice every time is difficult, Chawla prefers working out at home and doing Pranayam to gain stamina. ‘Warriors’ of NGO Arpan spread the message on preventing child sexual abuse Spreading the message of preventing child sex abuse, about 20 ‘warriors’ from NGO Arpan participated in the marathon.
Every child matters and their safety too. At Arpan, we believe every child matters.
Every child has a right to be safe and protected from sexual abuse and heal from its ill effects. As the largest NGO addressing the phenomenon of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) in the country, we provide prevention and intervention services to children and adults.