Meeting on protection of child rights

Publish Date : 03/07/2021

Roing, July 1: A meeting on protection of child rights was convened today in Roing, Lower Dibang Valley between Arunachal Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (APSCPCR) Member Ngurang Achung, Deputy Commissioner K. N. Damo, SP J. K. Lego and the stakeholders(CWC, JJB, DCPU, DLSA, CCI, Childline, Roing) in the district.

Ngurang Achung, member, APSCPCR stressed on the seriousness of any case of violation of child rights coming to light in the district and enjoined all to work in tandem to solve the cases. He urged the Child Welfare Committee(CWC), District Child Protection Unit(DCPU), District Legal Services Authority(DLSA), Child Care Institute(CCI) and Childline, Roing to cooperate, coordinate, consult and work in a committed manner keeping the best interest of the child at heart. He stressed on the need to follow procedure, compile the facts and expedite the process of giving justice to the child.

DC Damo termed the CWC, DCPU, CCI and Childline as the four pillars that uphold child rights and support each other by working together for the welfare of children. He said that we should see to the protection of children and their rights and ensure that children have a chance to exercise their basic human rights.

SP J. K. Lego spoke on the need to keep aside personal feelings and ties while dealing with child rights violation cases and advised the stakeholders to take their responsibilities seriously. He advised that as courts consider material evidence and not emotional pleas while giving judgements, all the stakeholder committees should work together to make binding cases.

Members of CWC, JJB, DCPU, DLSA, CCI, Childline, Roing expresses their views and aired their grievances in dealing with cases.

DIPRO, Roing