The theme of the 2021 edition of International Day against Violence and Bullying at School including Cyberbullying is ‘Tackling cyberbullying and other forms of online violence involving children and young people’ to raise awareness and attention of students, parents, other members of the school
As education systems around the world begin to reopen, schools must be prepared to mitigate and respond to gender-based violence in and around schools, and provide support for those children who have experienced violence in the context of school closures.
In 2019, WFP has provided school meals, snacks or take-home rations to 17.3 million children in 59 countries in both emergency and stable settings.
Safe to Learn partners have released a set of recommendations for governments to help prevent and respond to violence against children in different learning environments during the COVID-19 pandemic: Governments should enable a comprehensive cross-sector response to prevent and respond to violenc
The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion school-age children in more than 190 countries.
School feeding programmes represent one of the largest safety nets in countries across the region – measured in terms of coverage – in the broader framework of national social protection policy and programmes.
Cyberbullying involves the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature and is a punishable offence under the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the Indian Penal Code.
School health and nutrition is about investing both in schoolchildren and adolescents’ health and well-being and in their learning, with benefits extending to their homes and communities. When children are sick and hungry, they do not learn well.
The Fit for School (F4S) approach uses the school setting to support the institutionalization of health-promoting behaviour of children. This includes washing hands with soap, brushing teeth with fluoride toothpaste, daily cleaning of sanitary facilities, etc.
Safe to Learn is a five-year initiative dedicated to ending violence in schools so children are free to learn and pursue their dreams.