The Asian Resource Centre for prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ARCCN) is a joint initiative of Indian Council for Child Welfare- Tamilnadu, India. with International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), United States of America.
The International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), United States of America.
The international society for prevention of child abuse and neglect (ISPCAN), founded in 1977, is a multi-disciplinary international organization that brings together a worldwide cross- section of committed professionals to work towards the prevention and maltreatment of children in every nation, whether it is in the form of physical, sexual or emotional abuse, neglect, street children, child prostitution, child labour and other forms.
The mission of ISPCAN is to support individuals and organizations working to protect children from abuse and neglect worldwide. ISPCAN’s membership from nearly 150 countries represents every key professional group involved in shaping the response to child abuse at both, country and international levels.
The goals of ISPCAN are
- To increase awareness of the extent, the causes and possible solutions for all forms of child abuse
- To disseminate academic and clinical research to those in positions to enhance practice and improve policy
- To support international efforts to promote and protect the Rights of the Child
- To improve the quality of current efforts to detect, treat and prevent child abuse
- To facilitate the exchange of best practice standards being developed by ISPCAN members throughout the world
“ISPCAN continues to work every day to bring professionals and students together to prevent child abuse and neglect around the world. ISPCAN offers the ability to connect with and learn from others working in the field of child abuse and neglect around the globe and we hope you will consider becoming a member with them. For member benefits and pricing please visit: http://www.ispcan.org/?page=MemberBenefits"
The Indian Council for Child Welfare - Tamil Nadu, India
The Indian Council for Child Welfare Tamil Nadu, India(ICCW – TN) is running the child line at Chennai, a free 24 hours telephone facility for rescuing children from abuse and responding to the voices of children in distress. The council has branches in all the districts of the State. Our programs encompasses; Day care centres, residential homes for destitute and disabled children, area specific programs for child labour, gender discrimination/ non- institutional services for children in distress, crisis intervention centre, educational assistance to needy children and response to child abuse are the major focus of the organization. The council also has a well-established information, documentation, research and training centre.
The vision of ICCW - TN is to develop a society that will care for its children by giving first priority to their needs, rights and protection thereby ensuring capacity for their self-help.
ICCW - TN is affiliated to the National body of ICCW which has its presence in almost all the states in India and has a rich experience of responding to the issues of child abuse and neglect in an innovative manner.
ICCW – TN, India is a partner of CHILDLINE at Chennai.
ICCW – TN is running the CHILDLINE at Chennai, a free 24 hours telephone facility for rescuing children from abuse and responding to the voices of children in distress. The Council has branches in all the districts of the State. Our programs encompasses; Day care centres, residential homes for destitute and disabled children, area specific programs for child labour, gender discrimination/ non- institutional services for children in distress, educational assistance to needy children and response to child abuse are the major focus of the organization.
We are working towards
- A Protective Framework reporting, rescuing & rehabilitating Children.
- Launching special initiatives for promoting Participation rights of Children.
- Identifying eager volunteers for enriching program.
- Ensuring efficient, qualitative service delivery.