New child protection policy for shelters across country

PUNE: Amid uproar over Bihar's Muzaffarpur refuge house sexual abuse case, the Centre has plans to release a brand new kid coverage coverage for shelters across the nation.


The Women and Child Development (WCD) ministry had get a hold of the ideas drafted through the NGO Childline in 2013 sooner than the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. The ministry has demanded more tooth to those guidelines for higher implementation. As the ideas simply outlined the rights of the children as people and made the ministry the nodal authority to observe the norms and not fix obligations.


Sources from the WCD stated that they have got demanded for fixing duty to make sure accountability for each stakeholder. The district magistrate and the kid welfare committees must be made accountable, stated the officers from WCD.


The ministry is all set to put up the revised coverage scheme. While WCD minister Maneka Gandhi had ordered audit of all nine,000 kid care establishments across the nation, officers stated that they're collating the reviews. The audit is at the infrastructural amenities in those properties. Okur had mentioned framing a coverage for kid coverage would possibly take time however a shorter and rapid motion was once necessary to help the sufferers of abuse. Over 30 ladies have been allegedly raped and sexually abused at a refuge house run through an NGO in Muzaffarpur and the issue was once highlighted in an audit record submitted through Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to the Bihar social welfare division.
New child protection policy for shelters across country New child protection policy for shelters across country Reviewed by kailash soni on October 07, 2018 Rating: 5
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