Put children on right track, parents told

Various laws that protected girl children from gender inequalities explained

‘The Masonic Parents’ and Children’s Festival 2019′ held at Masonic Medical Centre for Children on Saturday stressed the need for a healthy parental care for children in their psycho-socio development.

Role models

Paediatrician Jeyanthi Ramesh called upon parents to be good role models to their children as the latter imbibed and imitated the qualities in the elders at early stages of development.

Importance of education

Dr. Ramesh also stressed the importance of educating girl children.

Addressing parents and children on the topic “Girl Child Rights and Protection in India”, paediatrician G.S Maheswari said parents needed to be attentive to changes in children as they grew up and should guide them on to the right track.

She also explained to parents various laws that protected girl children from gender inequalities and ensured their constitutional rights.

Contests held

Programmes including drawing competition, ‘well baby’ contest and memory test were conducted for children as part of the event.

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