Awareness camp on POCSO held

KHONSA, Dec 13: The Tirap District ICDS Cell organised an awareness camp on the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012, at the circuit house here on Wednesday, under ICDS Deputy Director A Lowangcha, who is also the district child protection officer.
The programme was initiated to create awareness on the POCSO Act, and on child sexual abuse, wherein the resource persons enlightened the participants on the medico-legal component, psychological impact and legal procedures.
Government officials, doctors, public leaders, child welfare committees, teachers from various schools and other officials attended the camp.