The problem here is with the educational system but making children take suicide pledges - way off the limits.
Is this even ethical?
(Article from Chennai Chronicle:
Suicide Pledges, a must for schools
“OVER THE LAST FEW MONTHS THERE HAS BEEN A RISE IN THE NUMBER OF CASES OF SUICIDE ATTEMPTS BY YOUNGSTERS. ALARMED BY THIS, DOCTORS AT THE
Our correspondent/ Chennai
Nearly 1000 students from the
Though the pledge was in Tamil, the significance was explained to the students in great detail. She adds, “For students, stress is not just regarding academics, it is also the vice of the age. The school children have been very receptive and I hope they have understood how attempts at suicide can change their lives and how it can affect the ones they love.
The doctors of the
According to Dr. Chandra Mohan, head of the gastroenterology department at