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Technology being used to protect children

April 3, 2023

The use of media and technology will be at the forefront to push the message of child abuse awareness month.

Minister Kirk Humphrey believes the more aware we are, the more it will be reported.

The Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs believes it is high time people are taken before the courts in a timely manner.

Director of the Child Care Board Roseanne Richards, spoke about some of the special activities to mark the month.

And the MyChild Helpline App is going to be an area of priority being used on the various social media platforms to give it more reach as it was launched in 2021 but the board wants higher engagement.

Officer Raquel Yearwood says a competition will be held using the app.

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