A Project for the Protection of Children from Abuse, Exploitation, Violence and Neglect by the Child Protection Committee of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians and Plan Sri Lanka. The objective of the project is the Protection of Children from Abuse, Exploitation, Violence and Neglect throughout Sri Lanka. This objective can only be achieved by a caring and secure family environment with good bonding between parents and children. The logo attempts to highlight this important fact. With development of good family units a healthy community will ensue. The children will be free to grow, play and learn in safe environments without fear of Abuse, Exploitation, Violence and Neglect. The project was officially launched on the 4th of December 2013 at national level. Main activities of the project to fulfill the object of the project are;

  • Prevention programmes
  • Better management of the victims

The Child Protection Committee of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians The Child Protection Committee of the Sri Lanka College of Paediatricians (SLCP) was formed in 2010. The alarming increase in the number of reported cases of child abuse and neglect in the country led to the formation of this committee. The aim of the committee was to look into effective means of protecting children from child abuse and neglect and better management of victims.

Chairperson:

Prof. Asvini D Fernando

Members:

Prof. Wasantha Karunasekera

Prof. Harendra de Silva

Dr. Kalyani Guruge

Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena

Dr. Lilanthi de Silva

Dr. Manel Fernando

Dr. Samantha Waidyaratne

Dr. Shanthini Ganesan

Dr. Geethanjali Sathiadas

Dr. Anoma Weerasinghe

Dr. Srian Fernando

Dr. Chithra Vamadevan

Dr. Nishadi Ranasinghe

Dr. Ranmali Rodrigo

Dr. Shobhavi Randeny

The Vision To ensure the children of Sri Lanka, a childhood free from all forms of abuse, exploitation violence and neglect. The Mission To optimize the management of victims of child abuse & neglect and to develop an effective programme for the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Activities Development of a project titled? Creating Safe Communities for children? This project has two main objectives? better management of victims of child abuse & neglect and the prevention of child abuse & neglect.
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