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མིག་དམར། 18 July 2016

Child-friendly Pre-trial facility opened

A tangible achievement of strengthening ‘child justice system’ in Bhutan has been the establishment and opening of a child-friendly pretrial centre and a protected interview room at the Women and Child Protection Unit of Royal Bhutan Police in Phuentsholing. The centre was inaugurated on 13th July, 2016 by the additional Chief of Police, Colonel Chimi Dorji.

ཕུརཔ། 13 July 2016

ELM refresher training for ECCD facilitators conducted

A seven day Emergent Literacy and Math (ELM) refresher training was conducted at Paro from 1st July, 2016. The highlights of the training are as follows;

མིག་དམར། 11 July 2016

Save the Children wins Inter-agency Basketball Tournament 2016

Save the Children – Bhutan Country Office, once again, emerged victorious, winning the Inter-agency Basketball Tournament 2016 defeating WHO in the finals on 9 July 2016. Save the Children won the tournament in 2014, the opening year of the one-day tournament.

པ་སངས། 7 July 2016

Rehabilitation facility for Girl’s at Youth Development and Rehabilitation Centre (YDRC) opened

Addressing the lack of reformative and rehabilitative facility for girls who come in contact with the law, a girl’s dormitory was inaugurated at the Youth Development and Rehabilitation Centre (YDRC), Chukha, for girl-residents while under detention. Constructed with funding support from Save the Children, Italy, the facility will impart vocational trainings and skills development, while the girls can also pursue regular education while being at the centre.

ཕུརཔ། 6 July 2016

Simulation Exercise for the Education Sector Disaster Management and Contingency Plan

As per the MoU signed between Ministry of Education, Gross National Commission and Save the Children Bhutan Country Office under the ‘Comprehensive Disaster Management Project for the Education Sector’ funded by DiPECHO and SC Norway, Department of School Education in collaboration with Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs (MoHCA) and Save the Children Bhutan Country Office presented the final draft Disaster Management & Contingency Plan of Ministry of Education and conducted Simulation Exercise for the national level decision makers

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