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17 Mar 2018, Edition - 977, Saturday


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Workshop on child safety, positive parenting held

Covai Post Network

The Ladies Circle, in association with Yi Coimbatore chapter, organised a workshop on `Child Safety and Positive Parenting’ recently to commemorate Children’s Day celebration week.

Young Indians, under its project Masoom, has been involved in sensitising children in the 5 to 12 age group on safety in the corporation, the Government and also Private Schools in Coimbatore.

There were around 50 participants, including mothers and children, at the workshop. Yi Masoom chair Dr Priya Dharshini and co-chair Nivetha called for action by grownups by being open to their children, learn and unlearn things from them to provide them a happy and healthy environment.

According to statement, the organisers felt parents faced a communication gap when having to talk to their children on several issues. With awareness and prevention as top priorities, Young Indians launched Masoom at all its 40 chapters across the country.