Child Protection

Friday 20 January 2017

SC Hong Kong learning visit to Bhutan

The Program Manager of Save the Children Hong Kong, officials from the Hong Kong Committee on Children's Rights Child and Child Councilors of Kids' Dream visited Save the Children Bhutan from December 26th to January 3rd, 2017 on a learning visit. While in Bhutan, the delegation from Save the Children Hong Kong and Kids’ Dream attended the Annual session of the Bhutan Children’s Parliament in Thimphu.

Monday 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.

Thursday 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.

Thursday 26 February 2015

Study Visit to Italy

Under the child protection theme, Save the Children, Bhutan Country Office is currently engaged in a project supported by Save the Children, Italy aimed at “Strengthening Child Justice System in Bhutan” for a three year period.