Aim to highlight issue of child abduction and safe parenting measures
Baroda Citizens Council (BCC) celebrated the International Missing day recently in collaboration with the District Legal Service Authority of Vadodara. The aim is to highlights the issue of child abduction, educate parents on safeguarding measures to protect their children and also honour those who have never been found and celebrate those who have.
During the event the children of Baroda Citizens Council presented a drama on the missing children and showed the importance of different agencies who get involved in reuniting a child to its house. The event was graced by Aasutos Raj Pathak (Senior Civil Judge, Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, & Full Time Secretary, DLSA), Sameer Khera (Chairman, BCC), Dhimant Bhatt (CWC Chairperson), Jayprakash Chudgar (Member, CWC) and Priya Jagdale (Executive Director, BCC) along with advocates of the city, Police Inspectors from the Police stations and the children and staff of the Baroda Citizens Council.
Baroda Citizens Council has completed 53 years of path breaking work to empower citizens in the urban and rural areas of the Vadodara city. The organization has been acting as a catalyst in transforming many lives by carrying out crucial development work through its various projects. It has innovatively managed in carrying out crucial community health based development work to help the underprivileged. The focus area for the same is child rights, women empowerment and education. Baroda Citizens Council implements various projects like 1098-Child Line in the city as well as the Railway Help Desk and the POCSO Mitra project