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Child Sexual Abuse: Equipping Ourselves to Protect Children

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Child Sexual Abuse: Equipping Ourselves to Protect Children


Wed, 28 Jul 2021, 10:30 AM
Duration:

02:30 hours

Cost:

INR 2500

Organizer:

POSH at Work

Expert(s):

Adv. Aakriti Chokhani

Webinar details:

A study conducted in 2007 by Ministry of Women and Child Development, titled “Study on Child Abuse: INDIA 2007” to assess the extent and magnitude of forms of child abuse in India, reported that 53.22% children have faced one or more forms of sexual abuse. Children are subject to various forms of abusive and exploitive acts and can be abused physically, sexually and/or emotionally.

In this Program over the period of 3 days, we will cover –

  • Child Sexual Abuse: Equipping Ourselves to Protect Children
  • Understanding the POCSO Act and Other Relevant Legislations on Sexual Violence Against Children
  • Role of Schools and Organizations in Prevention and Redressal of Child Sexual Abuse in its Premises

Target Audience –

Parents, Teachers, Caregivers, legal practitioners, mental health professionals, Law students, Social Workers, Experts or Organizations working with Children, Adult Survivors of CSA, Support Persons as per the Law (including outreach volunteers).

Also, Organizations interacting with children, directly or indirectly, including schools, tuition & coaching classes, NGOs, creches, entertainment industry, child care institutions, etc.

Modality – Virtual