Legal Training on The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO Act), Delhi

Socio- Legal Information Centre conducted training on the Protection of Children from Sexual offences (POCSO Act) on 12th August 2015 for the Burmese refugee community at West Delhi. The training was felt necessary given the reported cases of sexual offence against children. It was also imperative to alert the parents on the mandatory reporting to police in such cases, beside various other provision provided under the Act. The emphasis was also to strengthen information dissemination on child friendly judicial processes.

The training saw an overwhelming attendance of one hundred twenty participants (120) including representation from the Chin Refugee Committee (CRC) and various other community representations. SLIC was represented by Adv Fazal Abdali being the main resource person of the training, Hema Bisht, Sunil Kumar and Ni Cin Tial (Burmese interpreter).