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Aug 21, 2020

NCPA sets up facilities to receive abandoned infants

The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has taken a new step to prevent parents from abandoning their newborns or children aged below 1 year at places for various reasons.

Accordingly, the National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) stated that necessary steps have been taken to set up “Infant receiving windows” affiliated with the pediatric wards of 9 major hospitals in the nine provinces to prevent the parents from abandoning their newborns or infants under one year of age for various reasons.

Child Protection Authority issuing a statement said the work has commenced to expedite the investigation of complaints received by the Authority and operations have been launched to arrest child abuse suspects without delay.

Also, every police station must submit the first report to the National Child Protection Authority within 24 hours. Based on this, the National Child Protection Authority has for the first time initiated the regulation of cases related to children.

Also, the National Complaint Update and Management Digital System (Police CUMS) is being developed for the first time at the National Child Protection Authority.

The NCPA has also initiated 10 new monitoring activities to monitor child care providers and child care services and to set minimum standards.

(colombopage.com)

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