Awareness campaign on child abuse in  Jafra center , Homs camp .

استغلال جنسي حمص

Jafra Foundation for relief and Youth Development ,   Homs camp  center  has launched  in collaboration with the  Hussein Jarad ( sheltering school)  an  awareness campaign on  sexual exploitation of children.

The workshop aimed at educating parents on  child abuse done by  a relative or a stranger   By means  of  tips and instructions and  showing awareness videos for parents.

Children were  educated in an indirect way through some exercises and tips and illustrations of correct behavior and actions to be cautious of assaults  and to report if they encounter any.

Sexual exploitation is defined to be  “the exploitation of an adult of  a child in order to satisfy the latter  sexual desires using force or seduction”
100 people participated in the campaign  (children and the adults) .

Jafra center in Homs has previously started   awareness campaigns on ( H1N1 )  the swine flu, school dropout and other campaigns that fall under Jafra child protection program.