Consultation meeting held

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jun 20: FXB India Suraksha in collaboration with District Child Protection Unit, Ukhrul organised a stakeholder consultation meeting with law enforcement agencies, service providers and NGOs on Monday to discuss about the existing child protection systems and effectively address human trafficking & child sexual abuse in the district at DRDA Conference Hall, Mini Secretariat, Ukhrul.
The meeting was attended by 39 officials from Police, District Child Protection Unit, Child Welfare Committee, Juvenile Justice Board, Child Care Institutions, NGOs, District Legal Services Authority and media persons.
During the meeting, Pabitra Thingbaijam, District Child Protection Officer, Ukhrul presented an overview of the existing mechanisms and systems to address child protection.
He discussed the roles of different stakeholders including Police, CWC, JJB, DCPU, NGOs to ensure protection and safety of children and the services available for them.
This session was followed by a discussion round led by AWungreisoShangh, Program Officer, FXBIS where all the stakeholders shared the important issues and challenges faced while handling cases of children.
During the discussion, Kh Sunil Kumar, MPS, SDPO, Ukhrul shared about the importance of reporting.