GGBK was born to protect, rescue and rehabilitate the victims of child trafficking and other circumstances by which a child is vulnerably exposed to a life threatening situation and therefore needs immediate assistance. The rescue and rehabilitation program is also extended to the victim’s mother or nearest kin (in the absence of biological parents).
CHILD PROTECTION TOOLKIT & CHILD PARLIAMENT (CPAN)
- This toolkit will guide the safety-net service providers integrating child’s safety, healthy marriage and relationship skills into the existing service delivery systems as part of a comprehensive family-centered approach to develop resistance within community against child trafficking, ending child labour, school drop-outs, family violence etc and move towards self-sufficiency. This toolkit aims to help agencies better understand the issues that low-income families face and consider how strengthening healthy relationships and promoting safety can reduce violence against weaker sections especially children and mothers and improve service delivery.
- The intent of the ‘Children’s Parliament Authority Networks’ (CPAN) in every school & community is to enhance children to voice their needs and concerns and making their voice to be heard at the decision making levels to end child exploitation and prevent child marriages, child maltreatment and family safety mechanism into service provision. This toolkit includes information that will increase service providers’ understanding of these issues and will also help them identify other beneficial resources or referrals in the community, the child safety norms and legal provision in any emergency situation. The toolkit provides information and resources to assist agencies to identify the safety issues are divided into three sections:
- Section One — Increasing Awareness and Recognition of Domestic Violence and Child Maltreatment examines why it is important to be aware of domestic violence and child maltreatment.
- Section Two — Integrating Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education: Provides information and strategies for agencies that are interested in integrating domestic violence and child maltreatment prevention, along with healthy marriage and relationship education, into existing service delivery systems.
- Section Three — Handouts, Resources, and Other Information: Provides handouts and information that will be useful to stakeholders working to prevent domestic violence and child maltreatment and promote healthy relationships.
- This toolkit is designed to help stakeholders—including administrators, supervisors, and safety-net service providers around the country who serve families, couples, and individuals. The term safety-net service providers refers to universal norms for child support services, child welfare, labour and workforce services, and Head Start, along with other stakeholders who provide community and family services, education etc.