With the number of crimes against women and children surging every day, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) recently decided to educate students about child sex abuse through film. In its circular, the CBSE schools across the country have been asked to screen a film called ‘Komal,’ so as to make the children aware about the difference between ‘bad touch’ and ‘good touch.’
In the notification, CBSE has asked all the schools in the country to ensure that all children view the informative and instructive film. The purpose of this film screening is to help children remain better equipped for their protection, as well as, for the protection of their friends. The film also explains to the students, their friendly resort in case they need help.
Many schools in India already educating children on ‘good touch’ and ‘bad touch’
A lot of schools in Kolkata have started the programmes and classes that explain the primary students, the difference between ‘good touch’ and ‘bad touch’. Some of the schools, in fact, had been screening the film ‘Komal’ even before the CBSE notification.
About the child sex abuse film- ‘Komal’
The film will try to explain the primary students about the good and bad touch through this film in a very subtle manner. It is important to note that explaining the things about child sex abuse to children is one of the most challenging tasks for parents, teachers as well as all the guardians.