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'Sex education in schools spoilt minds of children', says High Court Justice Narasimha Reddy

December 29, 2013 - Hyderabad

The introduction of sex education in high schools (Adult Education Programme) that was launched in 2005-06 has spoilt the minds of the children said AP High Court Judge justice L Narasimha Reddy. He said that parents have responsibility to bring them on the right tract. He added that the collapse of joint family system has created a sense of insecurity in the minds of the children, he noted.

'Media to report only after verification', says Chief Justice

Speaking at a sensation programme for stake-holders on the Protection of Children form Sexual Offence Act, 2012' in Hyderabad on Sunday, the Chief Justice of AP High Court Kalyan Jyothi Sengupta observed that the act was passed over and it needs a lot. "The incidents of child sexual abuse and exploitation which are reported at schools, rural areas, hospitals and other public places can be prevented through immediate action," he said while stressing the need for the media to report such incidents only after ascertaining all facts.

DGP B Prasada Rao said that due to emergence of nuclear families has created a situation the parents are unable to give quality time and parental care and are passing on the responsibility to maids. "Police have to be courteous with child victims of sexual abuse and they should not provoke them with abusive behaviour as child victims of sexual abuse are in a state of shock, trauma and fear," the DGP said.

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