Case Studies Of Violation Of Human Rights Essay

2606 WordsJun 9, 201511 Pages
Case Studies of Violation of Human Rights in Boarding Schools in India: Bullying has long been a part of the boarding school ethos, particularly in boys’ institutions. As a result many children are suffering in secret physical and psychological intimidation. The bullying can come from their peers and in some cases housemasters and teachers. Very often they are unwilling to report it as they feel that they will receive unsympathetic responses. Having a child in a richie-rich boarding school has always given parents bragging rights, but what goes on behind the closed doors can sometimes be ugly, as is evident from the some of the gruesome incidents mentioned below. Lawrence School Sanawar: The school expelled seven students for allegedly beating their juniors with wet leather belts, rods and sticks over not complying with their ‘instructions’ to cheer loudly at a girl’s match. The beating left six of the juniors with eardrum damage. Scindia School in Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh): The horrific bullying case in Scindia School in Gwalior made bullying/ragging a news point and the story was carried prominently on prime-time television and in newspapers. The student of Scindia School battles for life at a Delhi hospital after allegedly being choked by someone in his hostel room; his elder brother told police that another student of the same class was on the brink of suicide after being bullied by seniors. Sardar Patel Vidyamandir (Rajkot): A-14-year old boy died after
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