BUTUAN CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development Caraga Region led the observance of the 14th National Awareness Week for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation on February 8-14, 2010.
The observance, according to Dir. Mercedita P. Jabagat, is a yearly commemorative undertaking that aims to promote the protection of children from abuse and exploitation. In line with this, DSWD Caraga conducted several activities to campaign against these forms of abuse to children.
These activities included hanging of streamer, radio interview, and workshop on child protection laws at the Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth (RRCY) and Home for Girls (HFG), and orientation on child protection laws/services and orientation on domestic adoption process to all Area-Based Network or ABSNET. # # # (Social Marketing Unit, February 25, 2010).