STATE INITIATIVE FOR CHILD PROTECTION (SICP)
In ascociation with the Social Justice Department of Kerala, the Trivandrum Don Bosco Veedu Society conducted first training and awareness campaign for the World Vision child protection group leaders of Trivandrum. This was part of a State Initiative and we have kicked off the first of ten of such similar workshops to be conducted for differerent stake holders within the district. Mr. Manoj Joseph, Senior Programme Coordinator, SRRC, CHILDLINE India Foundation, Chennai inaugurated the district level programme at 10.00 AM today (19-09-2015) at Trivandrum Social Service Society Hall at Vellayambalam.
The training programmes are aimed at sensitising care givers of children regarding issues faced by chidlren and laws related to chidlren. Information on allied systems relating to children was also provoded. Practical information on Juvenile Justice Act, and Protection of Children from Sexual offences act was also provided so that they have sufficient knowledge to seek help when chidlren under their care require the same.
We conducted the workshop in collaboration with World Vision, TSSS and LES. THe programme started at 10.00AM and ended at 1.30 PM.