Table of Contents
Page No.
Introduction
1
Chapter I – The Convention of the Rights of the Child
3
Chapter II – Protection of the Child – The Chain of Services
10
Chapter III – Prevention of Violence against Children 20
Chapter IV – The Role of the Family 41
Chapter V – Women's Rights 48
Chapter VI – Rodrigues 54
Chapter VII – Regional and International Exposure
57
Chapter VIII – Communication, sensitisation and Capacity Building 59
Chapter IX – Investigation and selected cases 62
Annexes
Annexe 1 Ombudsperson for Children’s Act
90
Annexe 2 Civil Code Ammendment Act
98
Annexe 3 Summary of CRC
99
Annexe 4 Statement of Independent Human Rights for Children
103
Acronyms