Bhavans IES Unites Against Corruption on International Anti-corruption Day
Corruption affects all areas of society. Preventing corruption unlocks progress towards the sustainable development goals, helps protect our planet, creates jobs, achieves gender equality, and secures wider access to essential services such as healthcare and education. International Anti-corruption Day 2021 sought to highlight the rights and responsibilities of everyone - including states, government officials, civil servants, law enforcement officers, media representatives, employees of private sector, civil society, the public and youth - in tackling corruption. Bhavans Indian Education School, Kuwait, under the aegis of the Department of Social Science, virtually celebrated the International Anti-corruption Day on December 9, 2021.
The thought-provoking speech delivered in the morning assembly served as an effective platform for the students and the educators to reflect on the issue of corruption. The students of the middle wing and senior wing took part in the observance of the day through designing posters, discussion and presentation on the topic- ‘Say No to Corruption’ and the measures to reduce corruption. The theme for the day was “Your Right, Your Role: Say No to Corruption” and it aimed to raise awareness about the role everyone should play in combating corruption.
The students participated in all activities with great enthusiasm and zeal. It inspired each one of them to stand against this social evil and make it a happier and healthier world to live in. The activities held in school, in connection with the day reiterated the fact that every single person - young and old – has a role to play, to prevent and counter corruption, in order to promote resilience and integrity at all levels of society.