Seminar on Child Rights & POCSO held in Mon

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 8/26/2018 10:29:04 AM IST

Child Welfare Committee Mon in collaboration with Mon Area Program, World Vision India organised a one day seminar on Child Rights and POCSO Act for village level child protection committee and ward level child protection committee members and other stakeholders of the district on August 24, at Longri memorial hall, KBBB Mon town.

In a press release, World Vision India, development facilitation, coordinator, Temjen Sangtam stated that Nagaland State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NSCPCR) chairperson, Awan Konyak, in her address as special invitee said that all of them had responsibilities to ensure that children have at least the most basic needs to enable them to live safe and normal childhoods. As stakeholders, the people need to coordinate vertically (national level) and horizontally (state level) to ensure child wellbeing, she added. 

DC Mon, K. Thavaseelan in his short speech appreciated the services of all the stakeholders working for the wellbeing of the children and further urged them to identify children in distress and help them.

The program was led by CWC member, K. Wango Langsym; key note address was given by program manager WVI, Dr. L. Khobung; district child protection officer Mon, Samuel Kapu spoke on Child Rights; CWC member, Y. Nockyam Wangnao shared on the POCSO Act; a special song was presented by Eastory Project; while vote of thanks was proposed by CSAM WVI, David.

Village level child protection committee members from 21 World Vision India target villages, ward level child protection committee members from 11 wards of Mon Town, Konyak Students’ Union officials, John 3:16, Langsa Hill Children Home, KBBB leaders, DWO officials, DCPU, Red Cross Society and CWC attended the program.


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