The Council for the Welfare of Children enjoin the nation to be one in combating child abuse. This is in observance of Presidential Proclamation No. 731 series of 1996 that declares the 2nd week of February of every year as “National Awareness Week for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation” or also known as “Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Week (CSAAW)”. This years’ observance will provide awareness to the children, parents, communities, and the society on how to make our environment safe, protective and caring for our children.
The following activities will strengthen the promotion of the right of the child towards a Child-Friendly Philippines: A Caring and Protective Society for, by and with the Children.
a) Fun and Learning Day with Children led by ECPAT and TUGON, on February 7, 2015 at the Sunken Garden, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.
b) Flash Mob Program with Honorable DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman and Mayor Herbert Bautista on February 8, 2015, 7:30-9:00 AM at the Liwasang Aurora (blue stage), Quezon City Circle, Quezon City.
c) Safer Internet Day Campaign c/o Stairway Foundation on February 10, 2015; and
d) Forum on the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse and exploitation in Emergencies on February 13, 2015 at the Bayview Park Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Manila.
Source: CWC Press Release January 29, 2015