Sick private madrasas in Assam ignore child rights, junk formal education

Sick private madrasas in Assam ignore child rights, junk formal education

The Ministry of Human Resources Development is working on a roadmap for some educational reforms in schools – Islamic Education Schools – to be aligned with the national curriculum, a study by the Assam State Committee for the Protection of the Rights of the Child.

(ASCPCR) revealed violations of children’s rights in the state, violations of the Right to Education Act 2009 and human rights violations in these institutions.

The survey was conducted by a three-member panel of the committee, headed by Sunita Changkoti, head of private schools in two districts of Assam-Dobri and South Salama.

About 250 km from Guwahati these two areas are dominated by a Muslim community of Bengal origin.

The team recorded numerous cases of corporal punishment among private schools, a violation of the RTE Act, 2009.

The appalling reality within the school’s dark room suggested a committee to close some schools for flagrant violation of the Children’s Rights and Right to Education Act, 2009.

‘There is a flagrant violation of the rights of the child, especially against the girl child. Basic facilities are not provided to students.

Girls are kept in captivity in the school (female school) of Banaras. Food spoiled. Large of occasion Changakoti said that sexual violations are above all, they are denied Of formal education.

According to the 2011 census, al-Dabri is the least literate area in Assam with a literacy rate of 58.34 percent.

Mushroom growth

Religious schools in India that came into being with the arrival of Muslim rulers in the Indian subcontinent, according to various reports, rose from 100 in the 1950s to 8 lakh in 2000.

Despite the stigma attached to it and global skepticism in promoting a radical mentality, the regions are experiencing The four in Assam developed. There are four Assamese of the sandbar.

Private schools in Assam began as a way to ensure education for marginalized communities as a marginal alternative to public schools, not following the formal formal education system.

Apart from any form of government regulation, these unregistered schools shelter hundreds of young children in unsanitary conditions and deny them formal education, isolating them from the outside world, the committee said. I have seen.

“There are many reasons why so many schools are emerging, although they may not provide the kind of education that people need to get a job. One reason is that public schools in four areas lack.”

Students must travel from 14-20 km to go to school. In most cases, they have to cross the river.

“Since these schools provide free education and food, parents send their children to these schools,” said Elias Rahman Sarkar, a child rights activist from the Dobri region.

According to the records of the School Education Council, the oldest state in the country, Assam has 614 recognized schools. However, the number of privately run schools is in the thousands, the government said.

“In my area in Golakganj, you will find four to five schools within a five-kilometer radius.

Those who graduate from private schools have no choice but to become daily salaries or teachers (religious teachers). He said community donations would create more schools to stay on. Alive.

But Masood Zaman, a lawyer associated with Assam’s legal cell, the Ulema University in Dabri province, felt the school was working as a place to improve children’s lives in four areas. she was.

“Who goes to school? Obviously the poor. Schools provide free education and free food.

We can’t expect world-class facilities there because they depend on donations from the community. At least these children are in schools.

Did you know, these schools prevented them from tampering and committing crimes? In the process.

However, he also believed that these private schools became more active than religious education institutions in these areas.

In most cases, schools are created in a small group with mud huts and tin roofs by donations from local villagers.

School, finishing school for child brides

Mariam Bibi, 29, a daily wage worker in Guwahati. He is from Kamalakhar village of Golakganj Revenue Department in Dububri. Maryam was 13 when she married ointment Ali in Barbeta County.

“I was studying at a school in my village. I was eight years old when I joined. After five years of study there, my mother said I was ready to get married.”

“During our trip to ban madrasas, it was observed that girls wear this way, they don’t care about formal education, they have no dream of becoming something other than life in Mawlana and they are interested in getting married as soon as possible.

Schools at the age of 7-8 are enrolled and are studying a four-year course on religion.

The government, which is actively working to abolish child marriage to Dupree, made a second attempt. He claimed that demonization is like finishing child brides in the school district.

“The girl’s parents want to marry the girl from the age of 13 to 14 years. So they send their children to school to send them.

Once the girl gets a religious education for two to three years, it’s insured. Be worthy of marriage. Great here. ”

Changakkoti also expressed a high probability of sexual violence in schools ban.

“Most of the teachers in satanic schools are male and they all have rooms for female students.

The girls know nothing outside their religious education. They have no sexual education. The teachers are also polite. Reports of what is happening inside the school” will never be given.

She said that sexual crimes are likely to be committed not only against girls, but also against boys.

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