Components in the Child protection Cycles

Components in the Child Protection Cycles

  • Child Crime Prevention  and Awareness Building

Strategies: Youth Radio Listeners Clubs (8), Weekly Radio programmes – MIJ FM and GAKA Community Radio Station (2) and Rights Clubs in Schools (10) and Community outreaches.

Protection of Children in Conflict with the law

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Strategies: Weekly visits to 12 police stations, 12 courts and 2 prisons in Chikwawa and Nsanje districts, weekly free legal/social aid to children in conflict with the law in 12 police stations, 12 courts and 2 prisons in Chikwawa and Nsanje districts

 

Rehabilitation and Social reintegration

Strategies:

Weekly Life Skills Sessions for behaviour change at Chikwawa Prison and each young offender attends nine weekly sessions, Diversion program at Nchalo. In the diversion program we have 29 children whose cases where diverted from the police and courts and referred to us.  In this Diversion program we give weekly Life Skills Sessions for behaviour change and each diverted child attends nine weekly sessions, send the children back to school or give those to whom formal education is never a possibility technical training.