Awareness programme on child abuse
The Justice Ministry has made arrangements to conduct a series of
awareness programmes islandwide for schoolchildren to educate and
protect them from child abuse and harassment.
Senior school principal in the Kurunegala district H M Dhanapala told
the Daily News that this programme would be initiated from Colombo in
the near future and thereafter, 125 awareness programmes would be held
in Gampaha, Kurunegala, Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa districts in the
National Development Bank will sponsor this project. Rs 2.7 million
would be invested, Dhanapala added.