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KSC Foundation's consultation demands Child Marriage Prohibition Officer post

KSC Foundation's consultation demands Child Marriage Prohibition Officer post

Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s Children’s Foundation (KSCF) announced their upcoming campaign “Child Marriage Free India” campaign in the state today.This was announced through a state consultation held recently jointly with the state Social Welfare and Women Department. KSCF has started nationwide consultations after the recent appeal by Kailash Satyarthi for a sustained campaign across the country to make India child marriage-free. 

Appointment of Child Marriage Prohibition Officer (CMPO), mandatory FIR registration in cases of child marriage and incentivization of parents to motivate them to not marry their under-age children were some of the key resolutions deliberated. Key dignitaries present on this occasion included senior civil judge and deputy secretary-SLSA, TV Jayashree, secretary-DLSA, Chennai, R Tamil Selvi, secretary, DLSA-Tiruvallur, PV Sandilyan, joint director, department of Social Defence, Sundari and Dhananjay Tingal, executive director of BachpanBachaoAndolan, a sister organization of KSCF.