24-Hour+Hotline+to+Report+Child+Abuse
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - 12:13
24-Hour Hotline to Report Child Abuse
5,557

Views

Chandrani Bandara, Minister of Women’s and Children’s Affairs stated that necessary steps will be initiated to tighten the laws against child abuse.

She also stated that she intends to transform the existing rules and take necessary actions immediately.

Mrs Bandara claimed that necessary steps will be taken to activate the hotline for reporting child abuse throughout 24 hours.

Accordingly the hotlines 1929 and 1938 for informing about child abuse and abuse of women respectively, are due to be activated for all 24 hours.

Earlier these hotlines were active only from 8.00am to 4.00pm.

Minister Chandrani Bandara revealed this expressing her views to the media after assuming duties of the post of Minister of Women’s and Children’s Affairs yesterday(15th). 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,140 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
67,402 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
24,104 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
50,429 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,026 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
115,356 Views
Top