Awareness program on Sexually Child Abuse at Milagres Eng. School PTA meeting

Udupi : Parents Teacher Association of the Milagres English Medium School, Kallianpur near here along with the Rotary Club Kallianpur, Native Organization ® organized awareness programme on Sexually Child Abuse at Milagres Tri-centenary Hall here on Saturday, 19th September, 2015.

Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Correspondent of Milagres Educational Institutions presided the occasion and welcomed the gatherings. The program started with invocation prayer dance by the students. Rev Fr.Mahesh D’Souza Principal of Milagres English Medium Schools, Premanand Kalmady Resource Person of the day, Veera D’Silva Headmistress of Milagres English Primary School, Olimpia D’Souza, Sudhir Lewis, Lilly Lewis and Anita Dais Parent Teacher Association officials were present on the dais.

Mariate Rodrigues placed the report of the PTA while brief report of the school and introduction on Resource Person Premanand Kalmady delivered by the Fr. Mahesh D’Souza.

Premanand Kalmady gave very important topic on sexually child abuse. He said in Karnataka around 53% sexual abuse on male children and 47% sexually abuse on female children taken place which serious concern. He said someone you love or care about may be acting in ways that worry or confuse you. May be you are notices inappropriate behaviors that have a sexual tone or make others feel awkward, nervous or embraced. Talking about sexual abuse is hard, especially when you care about the people involved.

He said child sexual abuse is almost always a gradual process, not a single event. The more you understand about how and why it happens, the more effective you can be at preventing and stopping it. He said that studies show that in as many as nine out of ten cases, kids don’t tell anyone when they are sexually abused. It’s up to parents to recognize behaviors that make kids vulnerable to sex abuse. Everyone can take steps to prevent the sexual abuse on children. No excuse justifies the sexual abuse of a child.

During the occasion Premanand Kalmady felicitated by Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo. Rayan Mathais, MSW Department of Milagres College, Pamela P., Anand Shetty President of Rotary Club, Kallianpur and other Rotary Officials and large number of parents were present.

Fr. Stany B. Lobo gave his presiding address. Veera D’Silva delivered vote of thanks. Anusha compered the programme. 

News published on: 2015-09-26