Friday, July 23, 2010

Workshop on Anti Child Trafficking

A workshop was conducted by the Department of Women and Child Development (DWCD) for CDPOs, Anganwadi supervisors, Anganwadi workers and NGO workers on anti-child trafficking. CRT staff were the resource persons for the workshop held on July 22, 2010 at Chikkaballapur.

Content of the workshop: Introduction to child rights, Status of children, Trafficking-meaning, causes and effects, Child trafficking, and the roles of the participants and various government departments in addressing the issue.
Changes that can be addressed at the grassroots' level was also discussed.

No. of participants: 30

Feedback/Impact: The participants appreciated the clarity on the concept and the introduction to child rights providing a comprehensive overview of the issue. They vowed to bring increased focus to the issue that they felt had been neglected by them previously.

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