Gender sensitization in schools is one of the most important steps in this regard. ... Many schools, affiliated to the CBSE, follow guidelines mentioned in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, to create awareness about sexual abuse and exploitation among school-going children.
Gender sensitizing "is about changing behavior and instilling empathy into the views that we hold about our own and the other genders." It helps people in "examining their personal attitudes and beliefs and questioning the 'realities' they thought they know.