Kohigia Village Council, Jajpur District, Odisha | Biswanath Patra
Even though the Right to Education act prohibits the use of physical torture in government schools, it remains a disturbingly widespread practice across the country to beat students to discipline them. This report documents one such incident, where a teacher severely beat students from classes 8, 9 and 10 during Independence Day celebrations.
Call to Action: Please call the District Collector of Jajpur on +91 6728222330 and ask him to take action against the teacher who beat up children.
The torch bearer of rights for marginalized tribals of Odisha
If you ask Video Volunteers’ Community Correspondent Bideshini Patel to rate her childhood on a scale of 1-10, she would probably give it a negative marking due to the neglect and abuse she faced. But if you ask her to evaluate her professional life as an impactful journalist, resolving basic...