SCPCRN & DCPU consultation on child rights

DIMAPUR: | Publish Date: 8/8/2018 3:13:42 AM IST

The State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCRN), Nagaland in collaboration with the District Child Protection Unit (DCPU), Wokha held a district level consultation on child rights and protection on August 7. 

A press release from DCPU officer, Wokha Sekho Dawhuo stated that, Awan Konyak chairperson SCPCRN in her address stated that the commission was set up in October 2013 for better and effective implementation of the integrated child protection scheme in the state. She also stated that the commission was working for children who were in conflict with laws and children in need of care and protection in collaboration with the various stakeholders in respective districts.  Deputy commissioner of Wokha, Dr. Manzir Jelani Samoon as special guest in his speech stated that children were the most vulnerable section in the society therefore, protection of children by society, community and the village was essential. He urged upon the stakeholders to give due care, attention and dignity towards the children for their psychological development.  The district level consultation programme was chaired by Sekho Dawhuo, DCPO Wokha, Rev. S. Thungrio Khuvung asst. pastor WTBC invoked God’s blessing. Short speeches on child friendly legal services for children, district child protection mechanism and stakeholders for child protection were delivered by District Legal Service Authority Wokha, District Child Protection Unit Wokha and Child Welfare Committee Wokha respectively. Presentation on child protection issue in Wokha and closing remarks by the Superintendent Wokha and member, SCPCRN respectively. The programme was attended by the local church pastor, youth leaders, student leaders, colony chairman, special juvenile police unit (SJPU) and women leaders. 


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