Keyword: Child Protection

First provincial-level child welfare and childcare division founded in Beijing

First provincial-level child welfare and childcare division founded in Beijing

On December 20th the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Civil Affairs announced the establishment of the first child welfare and childcare division under the provincial Municipal Bureau of Civil Affairs at the press conference. The responsibilities of the newly-founded division include child welfare, child adoption and care for left-behind children and children in difficulty, which were previously taken charge of by several separate divisions. The current plan is to create a complete child protection system through integration and coordination. In future the newly established division will cooperate with the social aid division, the community construction division, the community administration office, the philanthropy administration division, the social aid affairs center, the standardization and informatization …read more

“Investigative Report on Child Protection and Rescue System” released: more efforts needed on the adult side

A seminar on international training for child protection took place in Tianjin on the 2nd August, jointly organized by World Vision, the Wuqing District Bureau of Civil Affairs of Tianjin Municipality, the Institute of Psychology, CAS and the China Charity Alliance. In the seminar, the Institute of Psychology, CAS released the “Investigative Report on Child Protection and Rescue Systems” (hereinafter referred to as the “report”) which is a cooperative study with World Vision. The report mainly focuses on the situation of children who suffer from violence in remote areas, and points out that although parents have the will to protect their children, they do not necessarily know the proper methods and possess enough …read more