Provincial Children’s Month kicks off

Posted by watchmen
November 11, 2021

The Provincial (National) Children’s Month kicked off Tuesday in a program held at the Capitol Social Hall in Bacolod City, with the theme, “New Normal na Walang Iwanan: Karapatan ng Bawat Bata Ating Tutukan.”

The activity aims to intensify public awareness on children’s rights, promote adequate care for children and advocate for the application of positive discipline in daily dealings with children.

Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson cited the various programs, projects and activities of the Provincial Council for the Protection of Children for the year 2021 that include the capacity enhancement to of health providers managing sick children, strengthening adolescent health services, support to non-government organizations that takes care of abandoned children, feeding programs, and support to early childhood development, among others.

“The task of ensuring that the rights of every child are upheld and protected is not an option but a solemn responsibility of the home, the government, and the entire society,” said Lacson./WDJ

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