Update on the drafting of a policy on child care and protection

An initiative to draft a child care and protection policy to underpin the Children’s Act and Amendments

  • The DSD ‘Children’s Act’ team has commissioned the policy
  • The project is part of the Government Capacity Building Support (GCBS) which is funded by USAID and is a consortium between PACT SA and Mott Macdonald
  • This project links to the 6th component of the GCBS program, namely ‘Support and strengthen the child protection response framework’
  • The purpose of the project is to provide technical support in developing a first draft of a child care and protection policy in collaboration with DSD and relevant stakeholders, which will inform amendments to the Children’s Act

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