On 11 November 2015 an awareness Program on Child Protection Policy and safety measures were conducted at Auxilium Aspirantate, Barasat for the neighbourhood communities. The participants were 75 formees and 8 Sisters of various congregations in and around Barasat. It was held from 2 pm – 5 pm. The resource persons were Sr. Leelamma Palliparmbil and Sr. Sherley Kalapurayil.
The participants were Novices from Bethany convent, the Daughters of the Cross, candidates of Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent De Paul, Helpers of the Holy Souls in Purgatory and our Aspirants from Auxilium. Sr. Leelamma dealt with the topic “Child protection, care and safety” through various video clips to illustrate and explain the topics to the participants. She elucidated to the participants about the “Type of Abuses” and “Preventive Measures” to be taken for the Child Protection and safety.
Sr. Sherley K. spoke about ‘Children at Risk’. With the help of a video on “I am a Child” she conveyed the message that every child has a right live in the family and society, where the child can grow and have a great future.
At the end Sr. Flora FC thanked the sisters for enriching the candidates with social awareness program, especially the merging issues of child protection and safety.