Awareness on child protection
The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) will launch an
awareness programme on child abuse and child protection in schools
islandwide beginning next month. NCPA chairperson Anoma Dissanayake said
school media units will be used to educate the school community on child
abuse. School child protection committees formed at school level will be
strengthened and their roles regularized.
Accordingly,1,200 school child protection committees will be
streamlined in the Kurunegala and Puttalam districts, the Kurunegala
Zonal Education Director said.