GURGAON: Childline (1098) organized a workshop on child protection in collaboration with National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development ( NIPCCD) and Childline India Foundation on Monday at John Hall in Gurgaon. Ravi Kant, Advocate, Supreme Court, took a long session on Juvenile Justice Act, Child Labour Act and Bonded Labour Act. The department of labour assured that they would take steps for child labourers in Gurgaon.
Kant appealed that all government officials should know that child trafficking for labour is an organised crime. “So it is extremely important for all of us to join hands in order to curb this crime,” he said. Bharti Sharma, ex-chairperson, Child Welfare Committee, said “Child Welfare Committee should be constituted as per the new model rules of 2009. The police along with all stakeholders should ensure convergence and cooperation so that the best interests of children are protected.”