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How to keep your child safe at home and outside

In today's technology-driven world, bullying and abuse have taken many forms. Children have regular access to the internet and mobile phones, which are great tools of learning for them, but they can also pose a grave risk.

5 ways to keep your child safe from toxic items at home

Parents need to ensure that toxic substances used at home are kept out of their child's reach. We bring you some ways tips to ensure your child is not exposed to harmful chemicals, and also what to do in case of an emergency.


Pihu movie: Learn to prepare kids for an emergency

Rightly dubbed "every parent's worst nightmare", the film shows what could happen when a child is trapped all alone at home.

Scared your child may get lost? Teach them these safety tips

Make your child understand that they need not cry and, therefore, prevent seeking attention. Crying may send the message to anti-social elements, who might try to harm them

Should you use a spy cam when your child is home alone?

Sure, he could pick up the phone and call me to let me know he has arrived home, but why rely on such an archaic option when I could instead turn my front door into Big Mother?

Explained snippets: Many states yet to set up POCSO special court in each district

National Crime Records Bureau data on cases of rape of children registered under IPC Section 376 and POCSO Act Sections 4 and 6 show an 82% jump from 10,854 cases in 2015 to 19,765 in 2016, the last year for which figures are available.


How to keep your children safe online

Using internet has its own share of advantages and risks, especially for kids. We have listed some useful tips to keep your children safe online

In Pimpri, where playgrounds are rare, kids risk lives by playing on public roads

Residents and activists alleged that the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has allowed construction activity in all open spaces in suburbs that are well-connected. One such suburb is Kasarwadi.

Kid's safety: No internet, no camera — a cell phone that is ‘safe’ for children

Airi Mobiles rejects calls from unknown numbers, has 24/7 monitoring system.

'Sexting' putting girls at risk of bullying and sexual abuse

“We have unearthed a lot of evidence that girls as young as 12 are being pressured," says NSPCC chief.