Source: News Bharati English02 Feb 2017 09:23:38

New Delhi, February 2: The national Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) released a Resource book on Child Rights and Child Protection issues stated an official release.

The book, released by Supreme Court Judge, Justice Madan B. Lokur, clearly defines the roles of the Commissions with their responsibilities for catalyzing systematic changes for the advancement of child rights.Embeded ObjectAs an initiative partnered with UNICEF-India, the resource book will serve work as a ready reference for all the Stakeholders dealing with child rights and child protection issues, informs the official release. The resource book also provides a brief framework for examining and understanding contemporary child rights issues, in addition to those mentioned in the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005.

The 343-page, lucidly written publication clearly defines the roles of the Commissions as quasi-judicial statutory bodies and the coordination mechanism with other important stakeholders like Child Welfare Committees, Juvenile Justice Boards, Law Enforcement Agencies and the Judiciary.Embeded Object"The Resource Book is the outcome of the endeavor by NCPCR to create synergy amongst all State Commissions for Protection of Child Rights, to share Information, Challenges, and best practices and collectively suggest strategies strengthen measures for the better protection of children and safeguarding their rights," the release added.