Wednesday, May 31, 2023

NFI, Childline organise workshop on Child Rights

One day workshop on “Child Rights the roles and responsibilities of village level child protection committee and strengthening of state SDG goals with village leaders” was organised by National Foundation for India (NFI) in collaboration with Childline Dimapur on March 20 at Hazadisa Community Hall under Dhansiripar sub-division.
In a press release, Can Youth informed that the workshop was hosted by Can Youth with District Coordinator of Childline Dimapur, Loza and district coordinator NFI Katini Eshena as the resource persons.
During the workshop, Loza shared on how the first Childline number- 1098 – came into being, and encouraged parents and children to reach out through this number in case of any issue.
Speaking on the needs and responsibilities of village level child protection committee, she mentioned that the committee can report any child related cases to ChildLine, Anganwadi Centres, Child Welfare Committee, District Child Protection Unit, Juvenile Police Unit etc, no child below 18 years can be handcuffed or arrested after sunset as per the law.
Loza encouraged the village council to form a village level child protection committee as they play a key role in safeguarding and protecting the child. She asked them to maintain a database so that any child travelling in and around the village can be traced easily.
Eshena spoke on sustainable development goals important and relevant situation based. She engaged the participants in activities in identifying the problems existing in their community and what steps needed to be taken by the community to bring effective solutions to those problems in achieving State SDGs vision 2030.

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