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Lola Rovati @Lolarovati

It has been a while since the storm unleashed by the program Diario De issued by Telecinco that denounced an aberrant situation of mistreatment of children in a nursery school in Madrid .

We have gone crazy and even shed tears for the brutality of the images, but as often happens in these cases, they tend to fall into oblivion waiting for solutions when the same thing could be happening in another day care center.

I think that in the days following the broadcast of the program many parents have not been able to avoid looking at the teachers of our children with some distrust, although the previous day we had put our hands on the fire for them.

It was inevitable. In short, our children spend in the nursery between 6 and 8 hours a day in which we do not know what they do and how they are treated at all times.

What would be the solutions to this terrible problem?

There are two types of solutions. On the one hand, more control in the hiring of the personnel that must be absolutely suitable and be psychologically trained to work with children.

On the other, undoubtedly from my mother's point of view, the cameras in the nurseries should be obligatory.

When I was looking for a kindergarten for my girl, I visited one that had this system. There were two cameras in his class and in the dining room that could be accessed through the Internet with a personal password.

For obvious reasons, there were no cameras in the bathroom or in the classroom area where the children were changed.

There are those who believe that it would be too much control, that it goes against the privacy of children, where we are going to end up if we allow that, blah, blah, blah.

Maybe they have part of reason, but when it comes to the safety and well-being of our minor and defenseless children, I prefer excessive control to being mistreated with impunity by detestable beings, which, by the way, I hope they end up in jail.

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