Saturday, October 8, 2016

Orientation Workshop for CWC, JJB,& NGOs on child Related Acts by Tharuni on 07-10-2016

Tharuni in collaboration with Department of Juvenile Welfare& Correctional Services, conducted One Day Orientation Workshop for Child Welfare Committee Members and J.J.B Members of Telangana Districts and NGO representatives on Child Related Acts, at Hotel Sandhya on 7-10-2016 from 10 A.M to 5 P.M. It was sponsored by Terres Des hommes & HELP under SRHR Project.Mr. David UNICEF Project Officer, WCD, took the first session on the POCSO Act, sexual abuse cases on Children and important sections in the application of the Act and Role of CWC & JJB in implementing it.The second and fourth sessions were taken by Sri Kismat Kumar, Former Director JJB, on the conceptual background of juvenile justice, its evolution, salient features of the Act and its implications while applying it for the protection of the child. The third session was taken by Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer, Founder, Tharuni who  presented on the Child Labour Prohibition Act 2016. role of CWC and other practitioners for the safety and protection of the child. The fourth session was again continued by Sri Kismat Kumar  on clarifications on other child related acts and procedures to be followed.  The interactive sessions between  the practitioners and the speakers,, made the workshop lively and interesting. The best interests of the child is the most important concept , while applying these child related enactments, the Speakers observed. Dr. P. Hemalatha , Director Tharuni presided over the workshop.  CWC, JJB Members, Chair persons, NGOs like Mahitha, Divya Disha,MVF and many more Members participated in the workshop. Sathyanarayana Programme Officer and Ravikanth, Programme coordinator of  Tharuni Team organised the Workshop.

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