Public hearing on Child Right Violation
Atrocity commits when discrimination exits. Samakalvi Iyakkam-Tamil Nadu (SKI-TN) organization, which fighting against the Child Right Violation raised the issue here in public hearing.
In a concept note of, organization pointed to the high prevalence of child labor as a result of caste discrimination and abject poverty which had also resulted in a high dropout ratio among school students in the area, reported The Hindu.
Organization estimated that around 70 per cent of Dalit children and 5 per cent of the tribal children were informally denied education which resulted in the occurrence of child labor, corporal punishments, sexual abuse and caste discrimination.
Organization demands for accessibility to education. They recommends quality infrastructure, including hostels for children and proper maintenance of hygiene and access to clean sanitation. They suggest the immediate recruitment of the qualified staff and effectual implementation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act.
The constitution of India guaranteed freedom and equality to every citizen of India, even has given fundamental right to free and compulsory primary education under Article 21-A of constitution.
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