Child sexual abuse awareness session was conducted by Thalassemia Sickle Cell Society (TSCS) in Hyderabad on Monday. Pooja Lalwani from Young Indians (Yi), Masoom Team, conducted the interactive session aimed at educating both children and parents about the growing evil. Pooja Lalwani explained the difference between “Good Touch and Bad Touch” to the children presenting them with the examples to recognize and report instances of sexual abuse.
According to a press release from Thalassemia Sickle Cell Society, the awareness session was very well received by the parents, who appreciated the efforts and initiatives taken by Young Indians to educate the community on this sensitive issue. The interactive session was engaging and allowing children to understand the importance of reporting if any incidents of child sexual abuse.
Ms. Lalwani emphasized the need for children to understand the difference between good touch and bad touch, and to be aware of their own boundaries. Girl Child were given a clear understanding of what constitutes inappropriate behaviour, and they were encouraged to reach out to the Child helpline number 1098, if they encounter any such situations.