After a Supreme Court rap over the case of sexual abuse case in a state-run shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, the Centre plans to launch a new child protection policy for shelters across the country.
Between 2000 and 2010, an estimated 248,000 children were married, most of whom were girls, some as young as 12, wedding men. Now, under pressure from advocates and amid a nationwide reckoning over gender equality and sexual misconduct, states have begun ending exceptions.
Generally speaking, if there’s a problem in your relationship, it’s best to address it sooner than later, before you accumulate years of resentments that obscure the original, potentially easily fixable issue.
When she lamented that her siblings didn’t grasp the intensity of her situation, all four met with a counselor from the Alzheimer’s Association.
The researchers found that across all time points, greater child externalizing behavior predicted greater technology interference, via greater parenting stress. Further, technology interference often predicted greater externalizing behavior.
It’s especially important that parents give children a good start, but it is also important for parents to recognise that kids come into the world with their own temperaments, and it is the parent’s job to provide an interface with the world that eventually prepares a child for complete independence.