National Workshop on Rehabilitation of trafficked and missing children held in Delhi

To establish a proper mechanism for repatriation of missing and trafficked children and to build inter-agency, inter-state convergence, a national workshop was organised by BBA, National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) and All India Legal Aid Cell on Child Rights in Delhi in August. The two-day event was inaugurated by the Chief Justice of India T S Thakur who assured judiciary’s commitment to mainstreaming child survivors into a safe and productive life.
Core points on the standard operating procedures and collaboration within Law-enforcement Authorities, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, SCPCRs and other government departments were discussed.
A resource manual on Child-friendly Court Procedure by BBA was unveiled and shared with the present stakeholders. At the event, NALSA came forward through the AILACCR to appoint one person as nodal officer in each district to facilitate implementation of the Juvenile Justice Act 2015, and draft rules therein and rehabilitation of rescued children.