Guidelines

    1. The COVID-19 Pandemic – How do we keep children and staff of Child Care Institutions safe? Recommendations for Action that may be taken by the Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Karnataka (17 March 2020)

    2.Guidance for Child Welfare Committees under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 in the context of COVID-19 for consideration by the Nodal Department at State level (8 April 2020)

    3. Guidance for Juvenile Justice Boards and Children’s Courts under Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, in the context of COVID-19 for consideration of Nodal Department at State level (8 April 2020)

    4. Guidelines for Child Care Institutions under the Juvenile Justice (Care & Protection of Children) Act, 2015 in the Context of COVID-19. Prepared by Enfold Proactive Health Trust, with support from UNICEF (Field Office for Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana) (8 April 2020)

    5. Guidance for strengthening collaboration between State Governments and Civil Society to support vulnerable Children affected by COVID-19 (29 April 2020)

    6. Suggestions for Covid related Practice Guidelines for Special Courts (26 May 2020)

    7. Policy Brief on Child Rights and COVID 19. Prepared by members of Alliance for Right to ECD, Covid Response Alliance of India on Child Protection (CRAICP), India Alternative Care Network (IACN), ProChild Coalition, Right to Education Forum, Right to Food Campaign, Working Group on Human Rights to India and the UN (WGHR). Enfold Proactive Health Trust is an active member of ProChild Coalition and CRAICP. (17 July 2020)

    8. Standard Operating Procedures under the POCSO Act 2012 an initiative of the Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR), supported by Enfold, UNICEF, experts from the departments of Police, Prosecution, Health and Family Welfare, Medical Doctors, Mental Health Professionals, Support Persons, Lawyers and Forensic Experts. Released on October 14, 2019 in Bengaluru.

Publications

    Demystifying Sexuality

    1. Demystifying Sexuality Reference Book – Looking at sexuality with a rights-based, restorative and gender transformative lens June 2021

    2. Demystifying Sexuality Handbook for students and teachers of Special Education, and Special Educators June 2021 – to be used in conjuction with Enfold’s Demystifying Sexuality Reference Book

    Life Skills, Restorative Practices and Restorative Justice

    1. Handbook for Facilitation of Restorative Practices in Child Care Institutions – with support from UNICEF Field Office for Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka, May 2021

    2. Swagata Raha, “Pathways and Possibilities for Restorative Justice in India’s Juvenile Justice System”, pp.269-297 in Verma & Eusebius, eds., Juvenile Justice Law in India: A Critical Study, National Judicial Academy (2020). Book chapter: Available at http://www.nja.nic.in/Jounals_Publications_Newsletters/Juvenile%20Justice%20Law%20in%20India%20A%20critical%20Study,%20Edited%20by%20Prof.%20D.%20P%20Verma%20and%20Shruti%20Jane%20Eusebius.pdf

    3. Swagata Raha, “Pathways and Possibilities for Restorative Justice in India’s Juvenile Justice System“, pp. 269-297 in Verma & Eusebius, eds., Juvenile Justice Law in India: A Critical Study, National Judicial Academy (2020).

    4. Life Skills Through Restorative Circles: A collaboration between Enfold Proactive Health Trust and Innisfree House School, Bangalore. Highlights of Feedback received on the Pilot Programme (May 2019 – March 2020), 20 November, 2020.

    5. Facilitation of Life Skills in Child Care Institutions in time of COVID-19 and Beyond – A Handbook for Staff and Volunteers, September 2020

    Sexual Violence, Laws and Response

    1. Swagata Raha, “Criminalizing Adolescent Sexuality – The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and the Rights of Adolescents”, The P39A Criminal Law Blog, 4 March 2021, available at https://p39ablog.com/2021/03/04/criminalizing-adolescent-sexuality-the-protection-of-children-from-sexual-offences-act-and-the-rights-of-adolescents/

    2. COVID-19 and Child Survivors of Sexual Offences – A Rapid Assessment Study examining the economic, social and psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on child survivors of sexual offences and their families and on the ongoing trials. Supported by Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiative. December 2020.

Research Paper Presentations

Research Paper Presentations/ Articles

1. Impact of a course on Human Sexuality and Adolescence – Dr Sangeeta Saksena and Dr Shaibya Saldanha, Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2003 mar 70(3):203-6

2. Evolving and implementing programs on Human Sexuality and Life Skills for school children inIndia – A three-year experience. Dr Sangeeta Saksena and Dr Shaibya Saldanha – Published in Sociedad Iberoamericana de Información Científica, April 200

3. Poster presentation on discussing human sexuality and health issues with school children and young adults – a three year experience at Christ College, Bangalore

4. 11th Asia Pacific Congress on Love, Life and Family: The sacredness of marriage and family in a multi religious context.- Speaker, Dr Saksena in 2005, Bangalore

5. Screening For Child Sexual Abuse – Dr Sangeeta Saksena, PEDISCAN (The Journal of the Bangalore Branch of The Indian Academy of Pediatricians BPS); Issue 2, May – Aug 2007

6. Speaker, Dr Saksena on Gender and Sexuality at International Conference on Counseling and Psychotherapy at Montfort College, Bangalore 8-10 Jan 2008

7. Can Workbooks be an effective methodology for Life Skills education in Schools – Our experience with On Track – a workbook series for 3rd to 9th std students ? At International conference on Life Skills at Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Youth Development, Sriperumbadur, Chennai by Dr Sangeeta Saksena, 9th Dec 2010

8. Where the Shoe Pinches – Analysis of a Peer education system by Dr Shaibya Saldanha; Can School workbooks be used as a strategy to prevent Child Sexual Abuse by Dr Sangeeta Saksena – APCCAN _9 New Delhi International conference Oct 2011

9. Overview & Medical Evaluation of Child Sexual Abuse – Dr Shaibya Saldanha and Dr Sangeeta Saksena – CANCEL NEWS Child Abuse Neglect and Child Labour, Vol 14 (1) January 2014

10. ‘Creating a Toolkit to help Children with Intellectual Disability Learn Personal Safety and Sexuality Etiquette – a firsthand experience presented at the National Conference on Inclusive Education 23-25 January, 2017 at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

11. Inclusive Education in Personal Safety and Sexuality Etiquette for Children with Intellectual Disability – Challenges and Way Forward presented at the National Conference on Learning Together – Inclusive Schooling – in Delhi on 2-4th November 2017 by Dr Sangeeta Saksena

12. Creating Material for Inclusive Education in Personal Safety and Sexuality Etiquette – Focus on Children with Intellectual Developmental Delay at the International Conference on Inclusive Education at TISS, Mumbai on 22- 24th January 2018 by Dr Sangeeta Saksena and Ms Renu Singh

13. Creating Material for Inclusive Education in Personal Safety and Sexuality Etiquette -Focus on Children with Intellectual Developmental Delay ” at The National Conference on Inclusive Education, organised by Thapar Institute of Technology Patiala, Tata Institute of Social Sciences ( TISS) Mumbai and Brotherhood- New at Thapar Institute for Technology, on the16th ,17th & 18th of August 2018. Authors Dr Sangeeta Saksena & Renu Singh.

14. Developing Culturally Appropriate Materials in India to Help Children with Intellectual Developmental Delay Learn Personal Safety and Sexuality Etiquette. Authors: Dr Sangeeta Saksena, Ms Renu Singh. Oral Presentation by Dr sangeeta Saksena, ISPCAN 2018,

15. Creating Systems to Respond to Children who Report Sexual Violence in an Evolving Criminal Justice System in India: Paper presented by Kushi Kushalappa at Child Protection in the Changing World, International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect, September 2-5 2018 Prague:

16. Medical services in sexial abuse cases in India – Strengths and weaknesses: Presentation by Kushi Kushalappa ISPCAN 2018, Child protection in the changing world, International Congress on Child abuse and neglect, September 2-5 2018 Prague:

17. Personal Safety , Sexuality Etiquette and Reproductive Care Education for Children with Intellectual Disability, Auditory and Visual Impairments. presented by Ms Renu Singh at the National Conference on Disability Rights and Status in India–Policy & Program for PWDs. Organised by Pondicherry University and NIEPMD, Chennai on 7th, 8th February 2019 at Pondicherry University. Authors Dr Sangeeta Saksena & Renu Singh.

18. Empowering caregivers and trainers to teach personal safety , sexuality etiquettes and reproductive care presented under the topic “Disability, sexual and reproductive health and violence’ at the National conference on Disability, gender and Violence 25, 26 Feb 2019 by Dr Sangeeta Saksena & Renu Singh organised by The Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi

19. Need for Safety and Sexuality Education for Children with Intellectual Disabilities and Associated Conditions in Inclusive Settings. Presentation by Ms Renu Singh at International Conference on “Reflecting on Successes and Barriers in Implementing Inclusive Education for Children with Special Needs (CwSN) in India” 28th March 2019, Organised by Pondicherry University and NIEPMD, Chennai at Pondicherry University. Authors Dr Sangeeta Saksena & Renu Singh.

20. Personal Safety and Sexuality Education for Children with Intellectual Disabilities and Associated Conditions in Inclusive Settings. presented by Ms Renu Singh at The National conference on Inclusive Education, Organised by TISS, Mumbai, Association for people with disabilities ( APD) Bangalore and Brotherhood Delhi at Bangalore, on 5th -7th Dec 2019. Authors Dr Sangeeta Saksena & Renu Singh.

Book Chapter

Swagata Raha, “Pathways and Possibilities for Restorative Justice in India’s Juvenile Justice System”, pp.269-297 in Verma & Eusebius, eds., Juvenile Justice Law in India: A Critical Study, National Judicial Academy (2020). Available at http://www.nja.nic.in/Jounals_Publications_Newsletters/Juvenile%20Justice%20Law%20in%20India%20A%20critical%20Study,%20Edited%20by%20Prof.%20D.%20P%20Verma%20and%20Shruti%20Jane%20Eusebius.pdf

Article
Swagata Raha, “Criminalizing Adolescent Sexuality – The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and the Rights of Adolescents”, The P39A Criminal Law Blog, 4 March 2021, available at https://p39ablog.com/2021/03/04/criminalizing-adolescent-sexuality-the-protection-of-children-from-sexual-offences-act-and-the-rights-of-adolescents/