It may not be talked about in the open but many children in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka are at risk of abuse or neglect. The few cases that are reported tell us that much more work is needed in this area including child labour and exploitation.
ChildFund will continue to provide child protection training in schools and other areas of the community. We will ensure that there is a system and support in place to help children at risk. We will raise awareness around corporal punishment in schools, internet safety and child marriage.