Child Protection
About Child Protection Program

Child Protection is the safeguarding of children from violence, exploitation, abuse, and neglect. It involves identifying signs of potential harm, responding to allegations or suspicions of abuse, providing support and services to protect children, and holding those who have harmed them accountable. The primary goal of child protection is to ensure that all children are safe and free from any harm. This includes physical, emotional, psychological, and sexual abuse; neglect; exploitation; and violence. Child protection also works to prevent future harm by creating policies and systems that identify and respond to risks before they lead to harm.

In order to achieve these goals, child protection services must be provided in a holistic way. This means taking into account the social, economic, cultural, psychological, and environmental factors that can contribute to the risk of harm for individual children and their families. It also requires collaboration across sectors and disciplines to create a comprehensive system of support and safety for children.

It is the responsibility of individuals, organizations, and governments to ensure that children are protected from harm and that their rights are respected. This includes providing a safe environment for children to grow and develop, protecting them from physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, and ensuring they have access to education, healthcare, and other basic needs.