ChildFund Sri Lanka carried out a management coaching camp for ‘Alliance of Youth to End Violence Against Children’ (AYEVAC) lately in Dambulla. The youth motion – ‘AYEVAC’ is an impartial motion, based in 2018, AYEVAC was initially mobilized in 10 districts the place ChildFund Sri Lanka was current. With ChildFund Sri Lanka’s assist AYEVAC members are youth aged 15-29, advocating the Authorities that baby safety is a nationwide precedence. Over the last six months, AYEVAC has carried out signification mobilization efforts and now account for over 750 members throughout all districts.
‘Alliance of Youth to End Violence Against Children (AYEVAC)’ was initiated by ChildFund Sri Lanka as a baby and youth advocacy physique to finish violence towards kids. This consists of stopping and responding to sexual, bodily, psychological and on-line abuse towards kids. It provides worth to ChildFund’s mandate on making certain each baby’s proper is protected and secure.
ChildFund believes as advocates, youth have extra mobility to advocate for kids as they’ve skilled these points throughout their childhood and subsequently are in a robust place to advocate for kids. The voice of this youth motion can advocate to the Authorities and stakeholders that baby safety is a nationwide precedence. Due to this fact, all insurance policies and practices should be conducive.The camp facilitated by ChildFund Sri Lanka, introduced collectively over 100 youth leaders of the AYEVAC Group, from all 25 districts within the island. A number of mother and father of the youth members, ChildFund Sri Lanka workers and native companions had been additionally current at this distinctive occasion.