Ask the Experts: Bullying and School Kids

By Dr Amit Sen Bullying I feel is hugely underestimated and a lot of people don’t quite understand what it means. Schools that say they don’t have bullying– and many schools say  they don’t have any bullying in their schools — probably don’t understand what it (entails). Bullying is rampant, across cultures, across different age […]

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Voices: What is Stressing out Delhi’s Girls?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 10-20% of children and adolescents experience mental disorders. If untreated, these conditions severely influence children’s development, their educational attainments and their potential to live a fulfilling and productive life. In the recent past, the debate around mental health has got some traction, with efforts being made by different stakeholders to […]

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The Law and You: Mental Health and the Rights of Minors

By Vandita Morarka The law in India, as in several other countries, shows a stark divide in how it treats minors and adults. Most especially this divide is seen in aspects of law that give persons agency to make decisions and exercise their choices. Similar legal attributes determine rights of minors with regard to decision-making […]

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