TRAINING AND EDUCATION OF CATECHISTS ON ‘CHILD RIGHTS’

Training and Education of Catechists on ‘Child Rights’ was organized by Legal Cell for Human Rights (LCHR) under the support of ‘Kindermissionswerk’ on 7th November 2021 at Mary Immaculate Church, Sarupathar.

The training programme was began with lighting of the lamp and a short prayer which was led by Fr. Joseph Kindo SDB (Parish Priest – Golaghat) . Fr. Norbert Xess (Parish Priest – Sarupathar) welcomed the Director of LCHR – Adv. Owen Chourappa SJ, resource persons and all the participants for the training programme.

Lighting of Lamp – Fr. Norbert Xess (Parish Priest – Sarupathar)

Adv. Owen Chourappa SJ, Director of LCHR explained the purpose of the Training and Education of Catechists on ‘Child Rights’ and importance of child rights for the growth of the society.

Adv. Owen Chourappa (Director – LCHR)

There were 101 participants from Sarupathar, Golaghat, Wokha, Doigrung, Bokaghat, Uriamghat, Ornalpur and Naojan parishes of Golaghat district under Dibrugarh Diocese participated in the training programme.

The resource persons were

  1. Mr. Suman Indwar (LL.M)
  2. Mr. Albert Kerketta (B.A.LL.B [H])
  3. Mr. Libid Baghwar (BB.A.LL.B [H])
Session on ‘The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act 2009’ and ‘The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection)Amendment Act 2021’ by Mr. Suman Indwar.
Session on ‘The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006’ and ‘The Child Labour (Protection and Regulation) Act 1986’ by Mr. Albert Kerketta.
Session on ‘The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1986’ by Mr. Libid Baghwar.

Fr. Norbert Xess thank to the Director of LCHR, resource persons and all the participants for the success of the training programme.

Vote of thanks – Fr. Norbert Xess.

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