Empowering children in difficult circumstances (ECDC) project
23/08/2017 - 00:00
Democracy and Human Rights
The Overall objective is to strengthen policies, practices and approaches to ensure social welfare services prevent and protect 12 650 children across Guyana from sexual violence by Dec 2015.
To reduce the trauma and anxiety experienced by 150 child abuse survivors and assist in their various needs particularly during any subsequent proceedings within the justice system by Dec 2015.
Public education and advocacy on sexual violence against children building the capacity of 375 caregivers (250 teachers and 125 PTA representative) in regions 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 to implement the ‘Tell Campaign’ and prevent and protect 12500 children from sexual violence/abuse by Dec 2015.
Establish and strengthen the capacity of 5 regional groups of 35 community representatives including teachers, PTA representatives, Child Protection Officer, Schools’ Welfare Officer, Police and other community leaders to monitor and improve response to reports of child abuse within regions 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6 by Dec. 2015.