National Guidelines for the Management of Child Abuse and Neglect in Sri Lanka

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Child abuse and neglect is also known as child maltreatment,crimes against children or violence against children is common all around the world. Child abuse constitutes all forms of physical and/or emotional ill treatment, sexual abuse, neglect or negligent treatment or commercial or other exploitation, resulting in actual or potential harm to the child’s health, survival, development or dignity in the context of relationship of responsibility, trust or power. Incidence of child abuse is increasing all over the world. In USA there has been 2000 death per year due to child abuse. In UK it is 400 deaths per year. The size of the problem in Sri Lanka reflected in the data from women and children’s bureau of Sri Lanka Police. We can see a steady increase in the number of reported cases of child abuse in the data from 2010 to 2015.  The number of reported cases of child abuse in 2015 is 5889. The number of grave crimes for 2015 is 3446 and it includes rape, kidnapping, grave sexual abuse, grievous hurt, cruelty, abduction, murder, etc. A child can be abused in many ways such as physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Child abuse can negatively affects child’s physical, cognitive, emotional and social growth. Herbert Ward says that “child abuse casts a shadow the length of a life time” Management of children after a child abuse is very important. The system used to be not so helpful in the past and few national organization in Sri Lanka has developed guidelines for the management of children with child abuse or neglect. The guidelines aims at multidisciplinary integration to minimize re-victimization of the child and provide comprehensive management. This important booklet on National Guideline for the Mangement of child abuse and neglect is available for free download in the following link. PDF Booklet of the Sri Lanka Guideline : Guideline for the Management of Child Abuse and Neglect.

Scholarship schemes on the basis of qualification of the students?

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There are lots of scholarship schemes to study in India. But here, (in central province) it’s all for the children of plantation workers and to the children of the parents who earn below a particular rate of income. My parents are government workers and get a good income. Is there any scholarship schemes that is given on the basis of qualification of the student? Especially in Tamil Nadu state colleges? (I can go there on my own, but my parents won’t try to it, until a chance comes itself.)

Grade 5 Scholarship Exam 2013 : School Cut Off Marks

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Shool cut off-marks list of year-2013, Grade 5 scholarship exam was released on December 17, 2013. Grade V examination held by Sri Lanka Examination Department for Grade five student for the selection of popular schools and for scholarships. Colombo Royal college and Vishaka College hold the first place with highest marks, both with 186,  in boy’s and girl’s schools respectively. Darmaraja College, Kandy needs in the second place in male-student schools with required score of 184. Colombo Ananda College and Maliyadewa College in Kurunagala need 183 marks. Mahamaya Girl’s School in Kandy is in the second place in the list with required score 183. Both Devi Balika Maha Vidyalaya in Colombo and Maliyadewa Balika Maha Vidyalaya in Kurunagala need 182 marks for entrance to grade 6 in year 2014. Among the sinhala medium mixed schools five schools share the same number of marks leading the list. Those schools are, most of them are central colleges, Pannipitiya Darmapala Vidyalaya, Horana Thakshila Vidyalaya, Veerakatiya M.M.V, Wayamba Royal College and Rathnapura Seewali M.M.V. Colombo Nalanda College’s cut off marks for year 2013 is 181. D.S.Senanayaka College- Colombo placed in the list with required score of 180. The other popular boy’s schools in Colombo, namely Thirstan College, Mahanama College need 175 and 172 respectively. Other popular girl’s schools in Colombo, Srima Bandaranaya Balika M.V, Nugegoda Anula College, St Paul’s – Millagiriya need 180, 177 and 175 respectively. Among the Galle District schools, Mahinda Vidyalaya need 179 marks and Southland Girl’s School need 180 marks. Here is the school cut off marks list of Sinhala medium, Mixed schools. While above five schools share the first place with required score of 174, Maliyadewa Adarsha Vidyalaya, Piinawala Central need 172 marks. The cut off marks for Mahinda Rajapaksha Vidyalaya in Homagama, Darmashoka College-Ambalangoda, Mahinda Rajapaksha Vidyalaya in Matara and Bandarawel Central sit at 171.

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