Archives Year: [2016-04]
April 20: Release and Dissemination: "Legal and Policy Review of Responses to Human Trafficking in Bhutan"
The National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime jointly organized a half day dissemination of the report "Legal and Policy Review of Responses to Human Trafficking in Bhutan". During the event, the report was also formally launched. The participants at the meeting consisted of Hon’ble Members of the Parliament, Senior officials of the Royal Government, officials from relevant government agencies, Development Partners, representatives of various Civil Society Organization and the media.
Photo Credit: Tshering Dorji, UN Office on Drugs and Crime
Recipients of Bura Marp
The National Commission for Women and Children (NCWC) would like to congratulate the Honorable Chairperson Lyonpo Dorji Choden and Honorable Member, Dasho Karma W. Penjor, who have been bestowed with the honor of Bura Marp during the Zhabdrung Kuchoe and the naming ceremony of His Highness The Gyalsey at Punakha Dzong. This is a moment of honor, pride and motivation for the National Commission for Women and Children and its Secretariat.
National Commission for Women and Children is pleased to invite bids from eligible National Firms for supply of office furniture and equipment.
The sale of the tender documents will be available from April 1,2016 and the last date of submission is April 14,2016 before 10 a.m. and it will be opened on the same day at 2:00 p.m.
The National Commission for Women and Children carried out awareness program on the Rules and Regulation of Child Care and Protection Act of Bhutan( CCPA) 2011,Child Adoption Act of Bhutan (CAA) 2012 and Domestic Violence Prevention Act of Bhuta( DVPA) 2015, in Phuntsholing Drungkhag from March 8-11, 2016, covering 1058 people including civil servant and community people and regional offices, students and girls working in Drayang. The sensitization program was lead by the Honorable Chair Lyonpo Dorji Choden (NCWC). While carrying out an awareness the NCWC distributed some pamphlets, copies of the Acts, child friendly version of the CCPA and Rules and Regulations of the Acts. The objective of the sensitization was mainly to create awareness amongest Drungkhag officials, regional officials , girls working in draying and students and community on the three Acts, NCWC and gender and child protection issues in general and expected the participants to be familiar with the laws and child protection issues with the view that they will create awareness among their family, friends and within the community