Feb 05, 2018

New policy against child abuse Featured

The National Child Protection Authority is formulating a national policy to prevent child abuse and to protect and treat victimized children, ‘Rasa’ reports.

The NCPA is now in the process of preparing the policy after entertaining views and suggestions from the public.

A committee headed by the Authority’s founding chairman and renowned child psychiatrist Prof. Harendra de Silva is engaged in the task.

A related MoU says the final draft should be prepared by 09 June this year and presented to the cabinet for approval.