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2010 nicp workshops Workshop on Child Protection and Child Rights

CHILDLINE 1098 SERVICE » Strategic Policy Initiative » The National Initiative for Child Protection (NICP) » 2010 NICP Workshops » Workshop on Child Protection and Child Rights »

A workshop on Child Protection and rights was held for officials of the Labour, Education, Social Welfare and Health departments at DC Office in Gurgaon.

The workshop was organised by CHILDLINE Gurgaon in collaboration with National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development. 80 participants from different departments of the district administration participated in the programme. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Rekha Yadav, Deputy Civil Surgeon of District Health Department said that the Health Department will support CHILDLINE and extend medical support for children in need of care and protection. It is working closely on the issue of female foeticide.

Sunaina Choudhry, Programme Officer of ICDS said a District Child Protection Committee would be set up soon in Gurgaon. The DC will head the committee with the support of other departments in the district administration.

Mr.Ravi Kant, Advocate, SC, chaired a session on the Juvenile Justice Act, Child Labour Act and Bonded Labour Act. As part of the workshop, a movie on human trafficking was screened. Mr. Kant said that it is the responsibility of all the citizens to inform CHILDLINE (1098) whenever they find any child in distress.

2010 nicp workshops Workshop on Child Protection and Child Rights
Mr.Ravi Kant, CHILDLINE Gurgaon addressing the audience