Aizawl, Nov 19: ‘World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse” was observed in Serchhip today, the programme organised by District Child Protection Unit, Social Welfare Department.
A discussion on “Prevention of Child Abuse” was held in observance of the day at I&PR Conference Hall, Serchhip in which members of Child Welfare Committee (CWC), Juvenile Justice Board (JJB), Special Juvenile Police Unit (SJPU), and local media persons took part.
DCPU, CWC, JJB and SJPU during the discussion shared how collective effort may be taken and also how Media can play an effective role.
Official statement in the day had it that from 2012 till April 2015 Serchhip District recorded 292 cases of Child Abuse – CWC had 217 Cases and JJB had 75 Cases.
Meanwhile, DCPU at present gives sponsorship to 83 poor children within Serchhip District and in looking out for Observation Home in Serchhip town.
JJB Principal Magistrate Lalrochami Ralte, CWC Chairman RL Chhuanawma and from SJPU Lalchhuanawma Chhangte, SDPO were present on the occasion.